Stephen Allen Whipple
December 19, 1960 ‒ October 07, 2014
Stephen Allen Whipple, 53, of Ashley passed away Tuesday morning October 7, 2014 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born December 19, 1960 in Ashley to Jerry D. Whipple and Sandra “Earlene” (Jenkins) Whipple.
Steve was a 1979 graduate of Delaware Hayes High School and a 1984 graduate of the Ohio State University. He was the former manager and owner of Whipple’s Market and Drive-Thru in Ashley and was a member of the Delaware Moose Lodge. He enjoyed going to auctions and yard sales. He loved to golf and especially liked taking golfing trips with his buddies to Myrtle Beach and Florida. Steve was also an avid fan of the OSU Buckeyes, Woody Hayes, the Cincinnati Reds and Johnny Cash.
Left to cherish his memory is his mother Earlene of Delaware; sister Deedra “Dee Dee” (Don) Rister of Radnor; brother Kevin (Misty) Whipple of Ashley; two nephews Matthew (Cassie Logan) Rister and Lucas Rister; great nephew Quinton Rister; 1 step niece and 2 step nephews; aunt Doris Whipple of Ashley; feline companion Amos. He was preceded in death by his father, his uncle Arlo Whipple and an aunt Jacqueline (Russell) Bowman.
The family will receive friends on Friday October 10th from 1:00 pm until time of funeral services at 3:00 pm at the Bennett-Brown-Rodman & Snyder Funeral Home, 307 E. High Street, Ashley, OH. Burial will follow in Ashley Union Cemetery. Casual dress or OSU attire please.
Contributions in Steve’s memory may be made to Humane Society of Delaware County, 4920 State Route 37 East, Delaware, OH 43015.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com