Joseph Whitmore

WHITMORE, Joseph, 67, of Bloomingdale passed away Tuesday evening July 29, 2014, in East Liverpool City Hospital.

A son of Evelyn Whitmore of Amsterdam and the late Robert Whitmore, he was born Sept. 9, 1946, in Amterdam, Ohio.

Joseph was an avid and accomplished woodcarver, having been recognized in several magazines and receiving numerous awards. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and belonged to the Amsterdam Church of God.

Along with his mother he is survived by his wife, the former Connie Booth, whom he married in 1965; two sons, William Joseph Whitmore of Bloomingdale and Michael Joseph Whitmore stationed in Montana; four granddaughters; a great- grandson; and two brothers, Robert and Edward.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at noon in Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam with full military honors.

Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of services.