Edward L. Whitfield III, 47, of Watertown
The funeral for Edward L. Whitfield III will be Monday, May 13, 11:00 am at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Rev. Jeff Smith officiating.
Mr. Whitfield passed away following a courageous rescue attempt in the Black River. He was 47 years old.
He was born in Philadelphia, PA November 7, 1965, a son to Edward II and Sandra Austin Whitfield.
Following high school graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving eight years before an honorable discharge.
Mr. Whitfield worked for many years as a laborer at various locations throughout New York State.
Mr. Whitfield is survived by his longtime companion, Kristi; a son, Ezekiel; 4 daughters, Jamarra, Shahanie, Brianna, Jasmine; 2 brothers, William, West Carthage, William, Yonkers, NY; three sisters, Leila, Laronda, Latasha; an adopted son; as well as several uncles, aunts and grandchildren.
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
Friday, March 7, 2014, Watertown, NY
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