Mr. Witherspooon was a middle-aged frog with a heavy build.
He wore a navy pinstripe pant-suit, lilac button-down dress shirt, and maroon necktie, and dark-brown loafers, and a pair of thin framed glasses.
He states how he is excited about the new merger, even tough most of the employees are panicking because he is unsure of who is getting promoted and who is losing their jobs, due to the sloppy way the merger was handled.
Charley was Princess Carolyn's Personal Assistant. In Out to Sea, it is revealed that Mr. Witherspoon has had a stroke.
Mr. Witherspoon's death is confirmed by Charley in Old Acquaintance.