A funeral service, celebrating the life of John Paul Whittington, 81, of Hebron, was held June 14, 2011, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Burial with full military honors followed at Kirkersville Cemetery.
John died late Thursday evening, June 9, 2011, at his home following a brief illness. He was born in Baltimore, on July 28, 1929; graduated from Baltimore High School; served honorably in the US Army in Korea, and worked for the paper company in Baltimore, operated his own Texaco Station at Ohio 37 and I-70 and retired from Columbia Gas of Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gladys on May 5, 1989; and his daughter, Anna in 2003.
He is survived by his sonin law, Brett (Suzanne) Sjoquist of Hebron; his grandsons, John (Crystal) Redman and Brett Sjoquist Jr.; granddaughter, Katlyn; and a sister, Donna Jean.
An online guest register and video tribute are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com. Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to care for the Whittington family.