Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008
Raymond "L.J." Whetsel, 12, 204 W. Walnut St., Mendon, died Sept. 21, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to an apparent suicide.
He was born Jan. 6, 1996, in Lima, to Robert and Barbara Miller Whetsel. His mother and stepfather, Rodney Adcock, survive at the residence. His father and stepmother, Lisa Whetsel, survive in Neptune.
Surviving are two brothers, Rodney Adcock Jr. and Dante Prince, both of Mendon; a sister, Malibu Prince, Mendon; maternal grandparents, Elizabeth Wallace and John and Carol Winget, all of St. Marys; paternal grandparents, Thelma Scott, Portland, Ind., Ronnie Evans, Merritt Island, Fla., Donna Thacker, Paulding, and Ivy Evans, Neptune.
Deceased are grandparents Leon Wallace, Lloyd Fellers, Carl Evans, Dan Scott and Charles and Mary Whetsel.
He was a sixth-grade student at the Parkway Local School District, Rockford.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Judy Ball officiating. Burial is at Neptune Cemetery.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.