|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1929|
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 2001|
Daily Independent, Ridgecrest (Kern County), Ca., April 19, 2001:
"HOMER J. WITWER, JR.
Long-time Ridgecrest resident Homer J. Witwer Jr., died Wednesday, April 18, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. He was 72.
Mr. Witwer was born April 9, 1929, in Maples, Ind., to parents Homer Witwer Sr. and Hazel Witwer. He retired in 1978 from employment as a shop planner aboard the China Lake Naval Weapons Center. He had also served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1948-1953.
His family says this about him "His favorite saying was 'been there, done that.' He loved racing cars, building homebuilt airplanes, traveling and fambling. His favorite organizations were: PACT; Footprinters and the Elks."
Mr. Witwer is survived by his wife Joan Witwer; daughter and son-in-law Cheryl and Mike Whitmore; daughter and son-in-law Diane and Gary Tilley; son and daughter-in-law Robert and Yvonne Witwer; son Richard Witwer; granchildren Wyvonne and Sven Davis, Joshua and Jayme Whitmore, Robbie and Benjamin Witwer, Teri and Cindi Tilley, Nathan and Lincoln Witwer, Richie and Tiana Witwer, great-grandson Timothy Whitmore; sister and brother-in-law Joyce and David Drayer, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests donations be made in his name to a favorite charity.
Private cremation and arrangements are being handled by Holland & Lyons Mortuary."
Homer Jefferson Witwer (1903 - 1976)
Hazel L. Richard Witwer (1905 - 1997)
Richard Witwer (1926 - 1991)*
Homer Jefferson Witwer (1929 - 2001)
HOMER J. WITWER JR.
T SGT US MARINE CORPS
Desert Memorial Park
Maintained by: Wendy McIntosh
Originally Created by: Denise Witwer Lahr
Record added: Jul 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73704341