Dr. Dudley Wayne Whitman Jr., 60, died Thursday, July 17, 2003.
He was born on May 5, 1943, in Brazil to Dudley Sr. and Mary Margaret Whitman.
He studied for two years at Indiana State University before enrolling at Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Mo. He graduated from Logan in January 1967 with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
After graduation, he was drafted into the U.S. Army. While in the Army, he was stationed at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. While there, he met his future wife, the former Margaret Morrison. They were married on Jan. 31, 1970.
In 1972, they and their son returned to Elwood, Ind., where he established his chiropractic practice. He was a long-time member of the Elwood Country Club and served for many years as its president. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the First Farmers Bank and Trust.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years; his son, David; three grandchildren, Bradley, Andrea and Molly Whitman; one great-grandson, Eli; one brother, Dr. Michael Whitman; six sisters, Sandra Whitman, Joyce Fields, Kathy Pell, Susie Rollings, Jeanne Gianfagna and Tedra Butler, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be today at 1 p.m. at the Jackley-Landrum Funeral Home in Elwood. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until time of service. The Rev. Kenneth Raczek will officiate and burial will follow the service at the St. Joseph Cemetery in Elwood.