Harvey Whitaker, 86, St. Marys, Ohio, died March 3, 2017, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Living Community, St. Marys, Ohio.
He was born November 11, 1930, in Watts, CA, to the late Sherman and Clara (Keen) Whitaker. On
June 20, 1952, he married Darlene (Micheal) Whitaker, who died March 26, 1999.
Surviving are his four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his son, Harvey Micheal Whitaker; three brothers, Thomas, Charles and Robert Whitaker; a sister, Crystal Whitaker; and a great grandchild.
Harvey served in the Air Force during the Korean War and later became a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. Harvey enjoyed playing the piano and shared his talent with residents at local nursing homes since 2004.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at Spring Hill Cemetery, Fort Recovery, Ohio. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the American Legion.
Calling is 10:00 am-10:45 am Tuesday at Brockman - Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, Ohio.
Contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.