Gerald Edward Whitaker

Gerald Edward Whitaker, 70, of Taylorsville, Ky., died Jan. 24, 2014, at Baptist Healthcare of Louisville.
He was born in Delaware County, Ind., to the late Earl and Marguerite Embry Whitaker. He attended Ahrens High School and was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from General Electric.
Mr. Whitaker is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carolyn Walls Whitaker of Taylorsville; a daughter Dana (Troy) Shelburne of Taylorsville, Ky.; a son, Michael (Cindy) Whitaker, also of Taylorsville; a sister Jean Hayden, Taylorsville; a brother, Buddy (Kathy) Whitaker of Mount Eden, Ky.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three step-great-randchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Gloria Sue Broughton.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home, with Sister Mavis Bennett officiating. Burial was in Valley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the .
Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home of Taylorsville in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home
101 Reasor Avenue Taylorsville, KY 40071
(502) 477-8134
Published in The Spencer Magnet on Jan. 29, 2014