John Henry Whittaker
John Henry Whittaker, 87, of Washington, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. He had been failing in health from Parkinson’s disease for several years.
Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6, at St. James Catholic Church in Washington with the Rev. Troy Richmond officiating. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington, where the family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. A prayer service will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial with military honors conducted by Washington American Legion Post 29 will be at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. A memorial has been established for the Washington Fire Department.