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Eric S. Whipple

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Eric S. Whipple
Davenport, Iowa
Died on Sunday, February 25th, 2018

1:00 to 4:00 pm Saturday, March 10th, 2018
United Methodist Church, Preemption, Illinois
10:00 to 11:00 with a Memorial Service at 11:00 am Monday, March 12th, 2018
Saint Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox, Illinois
Eric S. Whipple, age 47, of Davenport, passed away on February 25, 2018 at University of Iowa Hospitals
& Clinics. A memorial gathering to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 1:00 to
4:00 at the United Methodist Church in Preemption IL.
Eric was born on October 15, 1970 in Peoria, IL to Steven and Clarity Whipple. He graduated from
Rock Island High School in 1988. He worked as a truck driver for the Crouse Cartage Company until they
closed, and then worked as a diesel technician for many years until he got into management.
Eric enjoyed dirt track racing, as well as working on cars and trucks. He was a fan of the St. Louis
Cardinals and Oakland Raiders. He loved going to St. Louis for Cardinals games and shared this love with his children.
He is survived by sons, Tyler Whipple, and Matt Whipple; daughter, Kaelyn Whipple; daughter-in-law,
Heather Thompson; granddaughter, Harleigh Whipple; his mother, Clarity Backbone; aunts Sandy
Whipple Martens, and Linda Ryan; and uncles, John Whipple, and Keith Rexroat.
Eric was preceded in death by his father, Steven; and grandparents, Ike and Helen Whipple, and George
and Betty Rexroat.

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