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John P. Whitaker Sr.

John P. Whitaker Sr., 71, Ramsey, died Thursday, May 5, 2005, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
He was a native of Owensboro, Ky., born March 14, 1934.
He retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years, and was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a terminal manager for Lafarge Corp. Louisville cement terminal before retiring in 1996.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, the former Nancy L. Greenwell; four sons, John P. Jr. and Mark E. Whitaker, both of Ramsey, Joseph M. Whitaker of Austin, Texas, and Stephen D. Whitaker of Portland, Ore.; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Monday, May 9, at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey with burial in Central Barren Cemetery.
Officiant: The Rev. Mark Ranke.
Pallbearers: John, Joseph, Stephen, Mark and Patrick Whitaker and Logan Henderson.