Chester Whittamore, 77, of Brookville died on March 28, 2020, at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.Chester was born in Burning Springs, KY, on September 30, 1942 to Virgil and Laura Lunsford Whittamore. He married Joyce Ramsey on April 25, 1964 in Connersville, IN. Chester was employed at D & M Manufacturing and White Westinghouse in Connersville. He retired from White Westinghouse with over 30 years of service in 2005. Chester’s hobby was bowling. He also enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, watching sports, fishing, being outdoors, and working with his hands.In addition to Joyce, his wife of over 55 years, Chester is survived by a daughter: Connie Whittamore of Oklahoma; a son: Michael Whittamore of Indiana; a grandson: Aaron and Hannah Whittamore of New Jersey; a granddaughter: Ava Grace Whittamore of Oklahoma; a great-grandson: Kai Whittamore of New Jersey; two sisters: Nellie Ratcliff of Arizona, and Lilly Brady of Utah; and a brother: Harold Whittamore of Ohio. Chester was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers: Elmer, Earl, and Pearl Whittamore.The family has chosen cremation and no services are planned at this time. A Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a later date to honor Chester. For more information or to send condolences or memories, go to www.cookrosenberger.com. Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements and we are honored to serve Chester’s family.
Belgium completed a remarkable revival as they came from the World Cup abyss and defeated Japan to reach the quarter-finals.Roberto Martinez’s side were trailing 2-0 when he brought on Marouane Fellaini and Nacer Chadli in the 65th minute, and Fellaini scored the equaliser before Chadli netted a 94th-minute winner.They now face Brazil in the last eight on Friday. Japan looked on their way to a famous win in Rostov after Genki Haraguchi ran onto Gaku Shibasaki’s long ball, which Jan Vertonghen should have cut out, to open the scoring.Takashi Inui’s 25-yard strike made it 2-0 and looked set to take the Asian side to their first ever quarter-finals.Belgium’s Premier League stars – their golden generation – had put in a disappointing performance and Martinez turned to the oft-ridiculed Fellaini and West Brom winger Chadli in his hour of need.Their fortunes changed after that as Vertonghen scored a looping header to get them back into the game.Fellaini then headed in Hazard’s cross to level before Chadli converted Thomas Meunier’s pass to finish off a flowing move and help the Red Devils avoid being the latest victims of a World Cup of shocks.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram read more