Edinburgh

Danny J. Whitis, 57, of Edinburgh, Indiana, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at his residence. He was born Sept. 16, 1957, in Elwood, Indiana, the son of Kenneth Ray and Shirley Ann (Troutman) Whitis. He married Tamie Edwards, and she survives.

He also is survived by daughters, Jennifer Whitis of Fresno, California, Alicia Whitis of Fresno, California, and Cassandra Whitis of Fresno, California; stepsons, Anthony Edwards of Edinburgh, Indiana, and Jonathan Purdue of Columbus, Indiana; a stepdaughter, Valerie Purdue of Columbus, Indiana; brothers, George E. Whitis of Edinburgh, Indiana, and Mike (Angi) Whitis of Edinburgh, Indiana; two sisters, Toni (Bob) Delaplane of Noblesville, Indiana, and Julie (Jimmy) Kindig of Brandenburg, Kentucky; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Kenneth C. Whitis; and sister, Tamy Lynn Whitis.

Mr. Whitis was a U.S. Army veteran and a former truck driver for IWX of Edinburgh, Indiana. He enjoyed spending time with his dogs, fishing, and NASCAR.

Danny’s wishes were for cremation and a private family service.

Arrangements were made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh, Indiana.