100, of Roselle, NJ, formerly of Bayonne, passed away on January 23, 2019 at Trinitas Medical Center in Elizabeth, NJ. He was born to William and Lela Carter Witherspoon on September 17, 1918 in Richmond, VA. He served his country as a member of the United States Navy during World War II. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, William and Floyd Witherspoon. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Janet L. Witherspoon, two nephews, Ronald W. (MaryEtta) Witherspoon and William H. (Kim) Witherspoon; Grandnephew, James LaMont Witherspoon; Grandniece Stephanie (Dorian) Green and other relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements by CHARLES A WEST Funeral Home, 34 E. 25th St.