Surviving are his wife, Vicki L. Whicker of Fort Wayne; son, William R. Whicker of Fort Wayne; and stepdaughters, Kimberly Knolhoff of Fort Wayne, Julie Cap Linger of Grand Rapids, Mich. and Lisa Robinson of Churubusco; best friend, John Bullard of Warsaw; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents, James and Georgia Whicker; and brothers, Don and Jim Whicker.
Funeral service is 4 p.m. Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 W. Wayne Street with calling from noon until time of service.
Preferred memorials are to American Heart Association. Condolences are to www.klaehnfahlmelton.com.