Wayne Christopher

Wayne "Whitey" Christopher, 75

Wayne "Whitey" Christopher, 75, of Wolcott, died at 10:05 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Central of Lafayette.

He was born April 16, 1937 in Wolcott to the late William and Ethel (Mooy) Christopher.

His marriage was to Nancy L. Hoon on July 5, 1959 in Wolcott. She survives and currently resides in Lafayette.

He retired from the Indiana Department of Transportation and was a member of the Wolcott Volunteer Fire Department for 55 years, Masonic Lodge for 52 years and the American Legion for over 50 years.

Whitey enjoyed aviation, remote control airplanes and driving around visiting his friends.

Surviving with his wife are two sons, Brad Christopher of Richmond, VA and Tony Christopher of Sarasota, FL, one brother, Marvin Christopher of Kentland and one sister, Darlene Smith (husband: Howard) of Kewanna, IN.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Christopher and Robert "Bobby" Christopher.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Wolcott Christian Church. His ashes will be inurned at Remington Cemetery at a later date.

The family requests no flowers, rather donations made to the Salvation Army or the American Red Cross.

Foster-Clapper Funeral Home of Wolcott in charge of arrangements. Share memories and condolences online at www.clapperfuneralservices.com.


Published in the Journal & Courier from Nov. 3 to Nov. 5, 2012