William Howard Whitcomb

March 1, 1942 ~ January 9, 2021 (age 78)


William Howard Whitcomb, age 78, died on Saturday, January 9, 2020 at Hospice Hanson House in Michigan.  Mr. Whitcomb was born in Kendallville, Indiana on March 1, 1942 to the late Howard and Thelma (Leins) Whitcomb.  Bill graduated from Kendallville High School in 1959, Manchester College in 1963 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and Physical Education and then received his Master’s Degree from Indiana University (Bloomington) in Elementary Education in 1968.  He married Evelyn Parks on December 18, 1966 and she preceded him in death on May 7, 1997.  He was a teacher at East Noble Schools from 1963 to 2000.  After retiring, he enjoyed camping at various campgrounds around Michigan.
Survivors include:
Son, Jason Whitcomb of Fort Wayne.
Son, Spencer and Ana Whitcomb of Fort Wayne.
Daughter, Lindy and Gary Wyniemko of Sterling Heights, Michigan.
Six grandchildren, Cole, Olivia, Luke, Sophie, Amelia and Weston.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, January 22, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to JJ’s House, 2903 Cadillac Blvd., Detroit, MI 48214 or at

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Gathering of Family and Friends
January 22, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, Indiana 46755

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