Harry Beckwith “H.B.” Whitt, Jr.

whitt harry beckwith jrNovember 21, 1941

December 4, 2023


Harry Beckwith “H.B.” Whitt, Jr., 82, passed away Monday, December 4, 2023, at his home in Radford. He was a member of Unity Christian Church and taught at River Heads High School , Pulaski County High School and retired from VA Tech.

H.B. was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Beckwith, Sr. and Alma Virginia Linkous Whitt; and his brother, Robert “Bob” Whitt.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Janet Whitt; sons, Scott Whitt (Lori) and Johnny Whitt (Karen); grandchildren, Justin (Bailey), Dillon (MaKayla) and Riley; brother, Cabby Whitt (Diane); and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Unity Christian Church in Radford. Memorial services will follow at 4 p.m. with Rev. Wendy Wilson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

The Whitt family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Virginia