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Granville J. Whittamore, 56, of Albion (Big Lake) passed away Monday, May 30, 2011 peacefully at home surrounded by those he loved. Granville was born Dec. 26, 1954 in Batesville. He graduated from Brookville High School with the Class of 1973. Granville Pearl Whittamore is his father and Granville J. is in heaven with his mother, Mary Marcum.
Granville married June A. Stockhausen Sept. 11, 1999 in Huntington.
Survivors include his wife, June Whittamore of Albion; three children, Lee (Kellie) Brumbaugh of Houston, Texas, Katie (Blake) Elliott of Dallas, Texas., Tyler (Krystal) Whittamore of College Corner, Ohio; grandson, Carter Whittamore; father, Granville P. Whittamore of Brookville; sister, Sharon (Don) Smith and brother, Tom (Verne) Whittamore, both of Brookville.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 1129 in Brookville. He loved his job and his fellow workers of Sysco Foods, Indianapolis. Prior to Sysco Foods, he was an EMT in Union County. Granville was an avid bass angler and talked to God through his fishing. Granville was a true gentleman and touched the hearts of everyone he met.
A celebration of life will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City with visitation with the family beginning at 4:30 p.m. for all those who wish to take part in his final journey.
Memorial bequests may be given in Mr. Whittamoreâ€™s memory to Scholarship Fund to Carter Whittamore. Make checks payable to June Whittamore. To send the family a condolence, please visit www.demoneygrimes.com.