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Carl “Bud” Whittington, 76 of 19th Street, died, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 at 12:35 a.m. at Columbus Regional Hospital.
Carl worked at Sap’s Bakery from 1958 to 1964. He retired from Benzol Cleaners after 30 years of service and formerly worked at National Linen for 7 years and Ogle’s Laundry for 6 years and retired from IUPUC in 2007.
He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, a Marine veteran of the Korean War, Camon Masonic Lodge #343, Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard, and American Legion. He enjoyed playing the keyboard, guitar, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. John McKay officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and noon to time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.
A Masonic memorial service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Monday by the Camon Masonic Lodge at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard and the Marine Corps Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.
Online condolences may be sent to the Whittington family and a video tribute may be viewed at www.barkesweaverglick.com
He was born in Indianapolis, Sept. 3, 1935.
He married Betty P. England, Feb. 14, 1966.
Survivors include his wife; his children Terry (Gary) McDonald of Navarre, FL, Brenda (Blair) Morrow of Navarre, Kevin (Denise) Whittington of Navarre and Roger Whittington of Navarre; step children Richard Fields of New York, Cathy (Fred) Leamnson of Virginia, Patricia Rowe Fields of Greenwood and Mark Fields of Columbus; a brother Michael (Jeanette) Ferrenburg of Columbus; sister Carol (Dean) Gearhart of Columbus; 18 grandchildren and 17 greatgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Elsie Whittington Ferrenburg, his stepfather Samuel K. Ferrenburg; three brothers and one sister.