John W. Whicker

John W. Whicker, 64, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at his home in Owen County.

He was born Nov. 25, 1951 the son of the late Ellis and Zelma (Doll) Whicker.

He married Annie Ruth (McCammon) Whicker on Nov. 11, 1981. She preceded him in death Nov. 23, 2014.

John was also preceded in death by his grandson, Ian Morrill.

John is survived by his nine siblings, Paul Whicker; Bob Whicker and his wife Linda; Don Whicker and his wife Gloria; Elmer Whicker and his wife Mary Ann; George Whicker and his wife Sue; Carl Whicker and his wife Darlene; Mary Whicker; Marie Gant and her husband Bill; David Whicker and his wife Vickie; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

John was an engineer retired from Carlisle Brake in Bloomington and was a member of Cataract Baptist Church.

John was a pilot and enjoyed flying and a member of ABATE and enjoyed riding his motorcycle.

He was a lifelong learner, enjoyed photography, spent much of the last year traveling throughout the U.S. and recently learned ballroom dancing.

When at home John enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his grandchildren.

A memorial service for John will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 24 at Whitaker Funeral home, Cloverdale.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service time.

Condolences may be sent to the family at cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.