Gregory M. "Pooh"'s Story
Gregory M. "Pooh" Whitaker, 43, of Glenwood, passed away at his home on October 19, 2017. He was born January 17, 1974 in Indianapolis to Michael & Deda (Wall) Whitaker.
Greg was a 1992 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School, obtained his Associate's degree in Applied Science in 2004 and a Bachelor's degree in Business Admin. in 2007 from New Mexico State. While at New Mexico State he was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Merit Society and received a Certificate of Acedemic Excellence.
Greg spent 15 years in Las Cruces, NM before moving back to Rush County in 2014. While in New Mexico he was a nursing home administrator for many years. He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Rushville, the Elk's Lodge in Las Cruces and enjoyed riding motorcyles and collecting eagles.
Greg is survived by his mother, Deda Wall Whitaker of Glenwood, a brother, Doug (Holly) Whitaker of Rush County, a sister, Jennifer (Rocky) Ward of Mooresville, NC, aunts, Lisa Winship of Rushville and Margo Mull of Indianapolis, nieces & nephews, Garrett & Bradan Ward, Emily Mann, Malia & Jorie Ward and Abbey Whitaker, special friends, Crystal Wells and Jason Roberts. Greg was preceded in death by his father & grandparents, WeldonWall & Maxine (Spacy) Kuhn and Harold & Lola Whitaker.
Services for Greg will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Moster Mortuary, Rushville with Pastor John Wall presiding. Friends are welcome to visit at the mortuary from 11 AM until time of service on Wednesday. Burial will be in Rushville's East Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wall Family Fund thru the RCCF.
Published on October 23, 2017