Robert S. Whitaker

  • BORN: February 2, 1965
  • DIED: September 19, 2017
  • LOCATION: Rising Sun, Indiana

Robert Stanley Whitaker, 52, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 02:42 PM, Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at Bethesda North Hospital in Blue Ash, OH. Robert was born in Cincinnati, OH on February 2, 1965, a son of George Whitaker, of Rising Sun, IN and the late Joyce Ann (Little) Whitaker. He was a graduate of Princeton High School, Class of 1983. Robert worked as a mechanic and fabricator for Neyra Industries in Cincinnati for over 30 years. Robert was the the husband of Kate (Ravencraft) Whitaker. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #59 in Rising Sun. Robert enjoyed riding his motorcycle and spending time with family and friends. Robert is survived by his wife, Kate Whitaker, of Rising Sun, IN; by his father, George Whitaker (Kathy Burdine), of Rising Sun, IN; by daughters, Courtney Luke (Matthew Massengill), of Rising Sun, IN and Kelsie Fae Whitaker (Javier Cubas), of West Chester, OH; by sons Nicholas Cameron Burns, of Rising Sun, IN and Carson Timothy Burns, of Rising Sun, IN; by grandchild, Aubree Loris Massengill; by sister, Kathy Darnell, of Rising Sun, IN; by nieces Saraya Abner and Bryanna Darnell; by a nephew Robbie Abner. He was preceded in death by his mother Joyce Ann Whitaker.

Visitation will be Monday, September 25th from 5 till 8 PM at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN. (no other services will be held) Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Cards are available at the funeral home.


“ Love you and miss you so much dad. You were the best father I could've asked for, and I was blessed to have you in my life. You'll be greatly missed...Read More »

Posted by: Kelsie Whitaker - West Chester, OH

Share A Memory Leave Audio Memory Light A Candle View All Memories

Add Photos, Videos, Music that tell the story of Robert's life.