Charles E. "Ed" Whitaker (86)
Published: Saturday, June 08, 2013
Charles E. "Ed" Whitaker, 86, of Bellbrook, Ohio, passed away June 8, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Everett Whitaker; mother, Pauline Pearl Whitaker and brothers, James A. Whitaker and Richard D. Whitaker.
Ed was survived by his wife of 67 years, Delores “Dee”; his children, Paula (Ron) Vincent, Bill (Jean) Whitaker, John (Linnie) Whitaker and Robyn Thomas; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren. his brothers, John (Marguerite) Whitaker and Robert (Rosemary) Whitaker; sister-in-law, Ann Whitaker; close family friend, Gloria Requarth and a host of other relatives.
Ed and Dee owned Bluewater Campground in Dayton for many years, and was a friend to many here in the area. The family encourages people to stop by Bluewater and share their favorite “Ed Whitaker” story.
A memorial service was held on Friday, June 14, at Xenia Grace Chapel, located at 100 Grace Drive in Xenia, Ohio. The family received guests from 4 to 5 p.m. with services from 5 to 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association, PO Box 196217, Winter Springs, FL 32719.
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