BELLVILLE — John L. Whatman, 49, of Bellville passed away Dec. 20, 2011.
John was born Aug. 17, 1962, in Mansfield, to Charles and Charlot (Maglott) Whatman. In his early 20s, he began working along side his father as a realtor and auctioneer for Whatman Realtors and Auctioneers, building their company in the Richland County area.
Surviving are wife, Sondra (Tuttle) Whatman; daughter, Christyna Whatman; parents, Charles and Charlot Whatman; brothers, Tim (Janet) Whatman and Tom Whatman; nephew, Derek (Megan) Whatman; stepson, Brandon Thompson.
John was preceded in death by grandparents, Albert and Opal Whatman, and Glenn and Lois Maglott; and a special aunt, Bertha Haun.
Visitation is today from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Bellville Snyder Funeral Home. Visitation will continue Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home, where funeral will be at 11. The Rev. Dr. Michael V. Stine will officiate. Burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.
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