James Octavius Whelan, Jr
September 19, 1936 - April 18, 2018
Resident of Atlanta, GA
Preceded in death by parents James Octavius and Eva Ruth (Yancee); brother Robert Eric. Survived by wife, Suellen Torrey; his children, Lee, Jay (Laura Gibson), Jeff (Heather), Jon (Jessie), Jarrett (Rie); Grandchildren, Julia, James, Jonny, Joey, Jordy.
Jim was born and raised in Petersburg, VA. He proudly served in the Navy. A graduate of University of Richmond and earned his Masters from St. Francis PA. Jim served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and was a prominent businessman residing in Johnstown, PA; Myrtle Beach, SC; Atlanta, GA.
Friends and Family are invited to attend a memorial service at the Wilson chapel of Peachtree Presbyterian, 3434 Roswell Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30305 on August 4, 2018 at 11:00am. The family will also be organizing a golf scramble in Atlanta on August 3, 2018; details to be provided at a later date or contact email@example.com