Saturday, July 11, 2015

Bishop Whitaker Dead at 88

From The Living Church-

The Rt. Rev. O’Kelley Whitaker, retired Bishop of Central New York and a U.S. Navy hospital corpsman during World War II, died June 25. He was 88.

Born in Durham, North Carolina, Whitaker was a graduate of Duke University and Seabury-Western Theological Seminary. He was ordained deacon and priest in 1952, and served churches in North Carolina and Florida, including St. Luke’s Cathedral in Orlando, before becoming bishop coadjutor in 1981.

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