---- — Lyndell Howard Whitaker, 68, Louisville, Ky., passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at his home with his family by his side.
Lyndell was president of Liberty Insurance Agency. He had been an insurance and financial advisor for over 35 years. Indiana University, Kelly School of Business graduate Lyndell was very active in Southeast Christian Church Support Recovery Ministries, was an avid IU fan and a friend of Bill W.
He was preceded in death by his father, Hilton Whitaker.
Lyndell is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Diane Tatum Whitaker; son, Brian Howard Whitaker; mother, Christine Whitaker, Kokomo; granddaughter, Brianna Lynn Whitaker; brother, Douglas Whitaker (Vickie), Kokomo; and his wonderful dog, Bailey.
His funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, East Louisville, Ky., with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery to follow. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy maybe given to The American Heart Association, The American Kidney Foundation or The American Diabetes Association.