In 2016, Charles Edward "Eddie" Whitted was re-elected as the vice-chairman for the Veterans Service Board.
Whitted was appointed to the Veterans Service Board by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2011.
Whitted began his career in building construction working for Orr International and Brown & Root construction companies. He then started his own business, B&W Construction and Door Company. He operated the business for 25 years, working there until his retirement.
Whitted is currently president of Waycross Chapter 1070 Vietnam Veterans and has been a member of the Masonic Lodge for 40 years.
He is a member of First Baptist Church in Blackshear. He and his wife, Brenda, reside in Blackshear.