News and Tribune

April 1, 2013

Jerry W. Whitaker, 55; of Jeffersonville

Local columnist

— Jerry W. Whitaker, 55, of Jeffersonville, formerly of Danville, died March 30, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.

Jerry was born July 1, 1957, in Indianapolis, to Carl and Faye (Selch) Whitaker Sr. He was a graduate of Danville High School and an avid hunter. He currently was employed at Chemtrusion Company in Jeffersonville. Prior to that, he was an employee and plant manager of Univar Company in Indianapolis and Louisville for 25 years.  

Jerry was a member of the Eastside Christian Church in Jeffersonville.

Survivors include two sons, Paul Whitaker, of Jeffersonville, and Alex Whitaker and his wife, Elizabeth, of Danville; two grandsons, Grant and Gavin Whitaker, of Danville; two brothers, Carl Whitaker Jr. and his wife Linda, of Indianapolis, and Jeff Whitaker and his wife Lisa, of Mooresville; sister, Wanda Oaks, of Danville; and fiancée, Sue Garrett, of Jeffersonville.

Visitation services will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today, April 2, at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel, Jeffersonville.