Jon "Mike" Whitted, 60, of Brazil, died at 8:10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 23, 1945, in Bedford, Ind., the son of William "Harry" and Hazel Hargrove Whitted.
He graduated from Bedford High School in 1963. Following high school he joined the U.S. Navy and served as a sonar operator during the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge in 1968.
He married Cheryl Groner Oct. 29, 1966, in Brazil.
He was employed at Pillsbury and ConAgra Foods as a material handler. He was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 2, VFW Post 1127 and the American Federation of Grain Millers.
He enjoyed bowling, golf, fishing, mushroom hunting, collecting baseball cards and watching IU basketball. He loved his dogs, Katie Scarlett, Beau and Bubba.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his son-in-law, Hans Anacker.
He is survived by his wife Cheryl Whitted, one daughter, Jonna Anacker of Brazil; one son, Daniel Whitted of Brazil and his fiancee, Miranda Johnson and children Morgan and Riley Johnson; one granddaughter, Lauren Anacker of Brazil; one brother, Jim and wife Paulette Whitted of Brazil; one sister, Pat and husband J.R. Gyger of Lebanon, Ind.; three nephews, B.J. Whitted and wife Stacy of Chesapeake, Va., Devon Whitted of Tucson, Ariz., and Sean Whitted, serving in Iraq; two nieces, Patra Whitted of Venice, Fla., and Shannon Whitt and husband Rick of Venice, Fla.; and several great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Don Graham officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery with military honors by VFW Post 1127 and American Legion Post 2. Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Clay County Humane Society, PO Box 277, Brazil, IN 47834. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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