Alvin Leroy Whiteman Sr.

March 24, 2012

Alvin Leroy Whiteman Sr. 72, of Frankfort, IN, died at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. Born September 18, 1939 in Frankfort, IN to Alfred L. & Freida W. (Laughner) Whiteman. He married Lynn A. (Reecer) Tarkington on November 4, 2000 in Frankfort and she survives. Mr. Whiteman was a graduate of Forest High School and Ivy Tech. A Seabee in the U.S. Navy, he served from July 1957 to September 1960 in Bermuda and from 1960-1964 was a fireman in Bermuda. Mr. Whiteman returned to Frankfort in 1973. He worked at Sonoco Crellin in Frankfort for 30 years, retiring in October of 2003. Mr. Whiteman held a private pilot license, was an avid golfer, loved to cook, travel, especially visiting the ocean in Florida. He was of the Methodist Faith. A member of the Eagles Lodge, Frankfort, member and past Governor of the Moose Lodge, Frankfort and had the honor of being a Moose “Fellow”.

Visitation and Services

All friends are welcome to a celebration of life honoring Al, which will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27th at the Frankfort Moose Lodge #7, 2880 E Wabash St., Frankfort. Private family funeral services will be held. Burial with military rites will be in Whiteman Cemetery, Michigantown, IN. In lieu of flowers, the family ask donations be made to the Moose Lodge. Envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Wife: Lynn A. Whiteman of Frankfort 2 Sons: Alvin L. Whiteman Jr. (wife Pam) and Todd M. Whiteman (wife Jen) both of Frankfort 1 Daughter: Kimberly D. Bousum (husband Josh) of Kokomo Step Son: Chris Tarkington of Michigantown 3 Sisters: Patricia Fausett (husband Herb) of Kokomo, Margaret Troutner (husband Harold) of North Liberty and Sandra Ostler (husband Jerry) of Frankfort 1 Brother: Paul Whiteman (wife Agnes) of Ellettsville 3 Grandchildren, Jordon Bousum and Riley & Conner Tarkington 3 Great Grandchildren, Lawrence Southern and Quinten & Allie Drew Special Uncle: Alvin Laughner of Kokomo


8 Condolences for “Alvin Leroy Whiteman Sr.”

  1. Connie & Jerry Hill Sr. March 25, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    So sorry to hear of Bant’s passing. At least he will suffer no more. If there is anything we can do, please let us know. God Bless to All

  2. Buddy & Barb Fausett March 26, 2012 at 10:54 am

    We are sadden to hear of Bants passing. I enjoyed being around him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. Brenda Harrington March 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    Brenda & Ed Harrington
    So sorry. Bant was a great person, when a laugh I will always think of him and his great humor

  4. Charna Virtue March 26, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time and praying for strength and endurance.

  5. Rhonda Wells March 26, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    Al was a good guy.. he was a fun fellow co-worker and he was always like a part of the family.. he will be greatly missed… Love ya Al!!

  6. Pam Young March 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    My prayers go out to all of Al’s family. I enjoyed working with him at Crellin. May God comfort you all in a way that only he can. Pam Young {Bray}

  7. Greg Timmons March 27, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    It’s still hard to believe. I don’t know how he done it but he sent me a Birthday Wish! Very special to have got it. He’s a great guy and will be missed alot. Bless you all.

  8. Rexanne Plumback March 27, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    So sorry to hear of Al’s passing. Always enjoyed him! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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