August 7, 1921 - August 10, 2018
Donald Forest Whippo 8/07/1921-8/10/2018 Don was the youngest of 10 children born to Mary Campbell Whippo and James H Whippo Sr. He was the only child born in Oregon, where he spent his entire life; primarily in Corvallis. All of his siblings predeceased him. Don graduated from Corvallis High School in 1936 after being active on the basketball team. His brothers and brother-in-laws lead him on entrepreneurial adventures following his graduation trying their hand at the lumber and mining industries. Don enlisted in the armed forces in 1943 where he joined 3 of his brothers who were also enlisted. He was stationed in the Marshall Islands as a Rifleman for 2 years. Following his discharge from the service, he returned to Corvallis. There he met Vernell Schult through mutual friends and they were married in 1948. They raised their family in Corvallis while Don worked for McNesby & Aubry delivering home heating oil in the winter and paving asphalt roads in the summer. Vernell passed away in 2014. Don is survived by his 4 children. Steve (& Peggy) Whippo of Albany, Joan (& Scott) Alltucker of Salem, Doug (& Janna) Whippo of Corvallis, and Greg Whippo of Albany. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service, 11:30 a.m., Saturday September 15, 2018 at Oak Lawn Memorial Park, 2245 SW Whiteside Drive, Corvallis. Arrangements are by DeMoss Durdan, www.demossdurdan.com.
Donald Forest Whippo 8/07/1921-8/10/2018 Don was the youngest of 10 children born to Mary Campbell Whippo and James H Whippo Sr. He was the only child born in Oregon, where he spent his entire life; primarily in Corvallis. All of his siblings... View Obituary & Service Information
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