Reverend Albert Whitaker, 87, of Warsaw, Indiana, died on 4/25/2010 at 9:20 pm at Kosciusko Community Hospital Warsaw, Indiana. He was born on January 28, 1923 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
He fought the fight and won the ultimate battle. His vision became a reality. He went to be with his Lord and Savior. (Second Timothy 4:6)
Albert was born to James and Catherine (Miller) Whitaker. He was a Warsaw, Indiana resident since 1941. On August 16, 1943 he was united in marriage to Cynthia P. Prater in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Albert was the founding Pastor of the Pentecostal Lighthouse Church and the Lighthouse Christian Academy both of Warsaw, Indiana. He served as Pastor for 29 years and retired in 1988. In addition, he was a former Pastor for Quickstep Pentecostal Church of Alger, Ohio and Gospel Hill Pentecostal Church of Silver Lake, Indiana. Also, he was an Evangelist of 13 years holding numerous revival services across the Mid-West United States.
Albert is survived by his loving family including, his Wife: Cynthia P. “Pearlie” Whitaker-Warsaw, IN
3 Children-James E. (Barb) Whitaker-Warsaw, IN; Samuel J. (Jennifer) Whitaker-Claypool, IN; Arnetta Kay (Tom) Miller-Warsaw, IN;
2 Brothers- Robie (Becky) Whitaker, North Manchester, IN; Delmar (Sylvia) Whitaker, Warsaw, IN; 1 Sister- Avanell Hoska, Warsaw, IN and 12 Grandchildren and 17 Great-Grandchildren.
Pastors Eugene Haney and Don Gibson will officiate the services.
Services will be held at Pentecostal Lighthouse Church Warsaw, Indiana on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 11:00 am. Calling hours will be 2:00 to 8:00 pm at the Church on Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery – Warsaw, Indiana.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel – Warsaw, Indiana is in charge of arrangements. The family kindly requests memorial contributions be directed to:
The Albert Whitaker
2290 Provident Ct.
Warsaw, IN 46580