Oscar Whitehouse, age 77, of Francisco, passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital Main campus in Evansville, IN.
He was born on November 3, 1936 in Francisco, IN, to Robert and Agnes (Kendall) Whitehouse, both of whom precede.
He was employed on the line at Emge Meat Packing, retiring after 35 years of service. He has worked the last 21 years as a drag operator for the Gibson County Garage.
On September 14, 1957, at the Wheeling United Methodist Church, he was married to Thelma White. He and Thelma just celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary last September. Oscar was a lifelong area resident and a member of the Wheeling United Methodist Church for 56 years and also served for 6 years in the National Guard.
He is survived by his wife; Thelma of Francisco, IN and son; Kevin (Debra) Whitehouse of Richmond, VA. Other survivors include his brother; Frank (Carolyn) Whitehouse of Petersburg, IN and sister; Margaret Ropp also of Petersburg, IN. granddaughters; Erica & Ashley Whitehouse and nieces; Susan (Bill) Ropp and Deanna (Jeff) Bush and nephew Jason (Rebecca) Whitehouse.
Oscar is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN 47670. with Rev. Terry Kamman officiating. Internment will take place in Mt Olive Cemetery in Mt Olympus, IN.
Visitation will be on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.