Mr. William P. McWhirter, 85, of Royston, GA passed away on January 14, 2019, at his home. A graveside service for Mr. McWhirter will be held in the Liberty Church Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019 with Rev. Mike Crowe officiating. The family will receive friends at Pruitt Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday evening. Pruitt Funeral Home in Royston, GA is in charge of arrangements.