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Jerry L. Whetstone
Jerry Lee Whetstone, age 63 of Fishers, Indiana died on September 29, 2017 at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana at 8:41 a.m.
He was born on May 26, 1954 in Warsaw, Indiana to Lowell D. Whetstone and Loa Jean (Horn) Whetstone. Jerry graduated from Akron High School in 1973. On October 7, 1978, Jerry was married to Beth Ann Harris by Rev. Claude Fawns.
Jerry served in the United States Navy where he was a welder. He then was employed as a millwright at Bhurt Engineering in Warsaw, Indiana. Changing his career from there, he worked as a correctional officer at Miami Correctional Facility where he retired.
Some of Jerry’s interests included being a racing fan of Jeff Gordon and watching the Chicago Bears. He loved spending time with his granddaughter that he cherished. Jerry was a “happy man that never met a stranger”.
Surviving Jerry is his wife: Beth Ann Whetstone of Fishers, IN; his daughter: Amber Shae Peters (spouse Scott and their daughter, Cadence Ann Peters) of South Whitley, IN; his brother: Leon Whetstone (spouse Marlene) of Silver Lake, IN; his sister: Darlene K. Reese (spouse Dan) of Oswego, IN; sister-in-law: Pamela Prater (spouse Jeff) of Rochester, IN; brother-in-law: Marvin Harris (spouse Tina) of Huntsville, AR; father-in-law: Richard Smith of Rochester, IN
Preceding Jerry in death were his parents and mother-in-law Judy Smith.
Viewing and visitation will be Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Earl-Love Funeral Home, 811 East Rochester Street, Akron, Indiana. 4:00-7:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow visitation with Pastor Derrick Harris of Olive Branch Church officiating.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Jerry, memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Earl-Love Funeral Home, P.O. Box 503, Akron, IN 46910
The staff of Earl-Love Funeral Home considers it a privilege and an honor to care for the family of and friends of Jerry Whetstone.