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John H. Whiteman, 64, of Westport, passed away at 5:52 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Oct. 3, 1952 in Greensburg and had been a Westport resident since 1984.
John was employed by Lowe's Pellets and Grain in Greensburg. He was a veteran having served with the US Army. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, target shooting, golfing, collecting and following the Colts and Pacers. He was an avid history and military history buff. John also enjoyed and adored his grandson Gavin.
He married Joyce A. Powers in Greensburg on Aug. 20, 1977 and she survives. Other survivors include his daughter, Natalie K. (Lloyd M.) Stephen of Indianapolis; son, Adam J. (Fiancée Hannah Watts) Whiteman of Indianapolis; grandson, Gavin T. Stephen of Indianapolis; sister, Wanda (Mike) Ruble of Greensburg; brothers, Richard Filler of Kentucky, Brian (Tracey) Filler of Tennessee and Tim (Brandy) Filler of Shelbyville; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty (Hersley) Yorn, his step-father, Richard Filler, and his sister, Beverly Stout.
The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with military rites. Pastor Mike Bartlett will be officiating.
The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the American Liver Foundation. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com
Published on November 15, 2016
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