Whetstone85-year-old Carmi resident, James Leo Whetstone died Friday, Nov. 15 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. A veteran of the Korean war, he was a farmer, fisherman and gardener.

Survivors include a son, Jim (Kathy) Whetstone; a daughter Jan (Marion) Hutchison, all of Carmi; grandchildren, Matt (Katie) Whetstone, Alden (Mary) Hutchison and Amy Degenhardt and five step-great-grandchildren.

Services for James Leo Whetstone will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi with  burial and military rites at Centerville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 – 8 Monday evening, Nov. 18 at the Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi.

Memorials may be made to Wabash Christian Retirement Center or the First Christian Church and will be accepted at the Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi.

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