George A. Whittecar, 69, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 22, at Compassionate Journey Assisted Living in Evanston, following a courageous battle with cancer for the past year. He was a resident of Green River since 1970, and a former resident of Granger.
Mr. Whittecar was born March 28, 1951, in Rock Springs, the son of Roy Whittecar and Augusta Kretz. He attended schools in Green River, and was a 1969 graduate of Green River High School.
George married Beverly Roberson on Dec. 18, 1987, in Green River. She preceded him in death on Dec. 27, 2000.
He was employed by Union Pacific Railroad for 40 years and retired in 2011 as a car man. Mr. Whittecar was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His interests include golfing, fishing and walking.
Survivors include his brother, Steven Whittecar of Casper; two sisters, Mary Morin of Granger and Vicki Fowler of Casper; several cousins; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; four sisters, Minnie Anson, Anna May Whittecar, Janice Redendaugh and Lena May Whittecar, who died in infancy.
Following cremation, memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 632 Twin Ridge Ave., Evanston.
The family respectfully requests donations be made in George’s name to Compassionate Journey Assisted Living, 624 Twin Ridge Avenue, Evanston, Wyoming 82930 or the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com.