Terrell "Terry" R. Whitaker, 68

Terrell "Terry" R. Whitaker, 68, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.  He was born at Camp McCoy, Wis., on March 14, 1952 to Martha A. (Harvey) and the late Beach Whitaker.

He was an Air Force Veteran; and recently retired from Dayton Machine Tool Company after 35 years of service.  Terry was an avid Moto Guzzi enthusiast; and was a member of the Moto Guzzi National Owners Club and the American Motorcyclist Association. 

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two brothers Michael and Scott Whitaker.  He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Margaret "Maggie" K. (Elias) Whitaker; his brother, David (Bunny) Whitaker; his sister Ginny (Max) Gaston; his nephews, Bryan (Jennifer) Whitaker, Brady Whitaker, Matt Gaston, Shane (Nycole) Whitaker, Chad (Wednesday) Whitaker, Ben (Megan) Whitaker, Paige Gidley, Casey (Megan) Gidley, Josh & Haley Shivley, Amanda (Brandon) Cowan, Tammy Mason and Jeremiah Atkins; and Elizabeth (Casey) Noble. 

The family will receive friends 12-1 p.m. (1 hour prior to the Service), Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at the Dalton Funeral Home, 6900 Weaver Rd., Germantown, where the Celebration of Life will follow at 1 p.m., with Rev. George Hummel officiating.

Burial will be at Dayton National Cemetery.

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Posted on 2020 Oct 02