Gary W. Warthan, 43, of Kirklin, died Friday May 18, 2018 in Tipton, Indiana. Mr. Warthan was born May 28, 1974 in Lafayette, Ind. to Patricia D. (Lewis) Cox. He married Lisa Staley on September 1, 2001 and she survives.
Gary was a 1993 graduate of Clinton Central High School. He had worked as a journeyman sheet metal worker for Poynter Sheet Metal and had worked for the last year for the Sheet Metal Union at Frito Lay. He was a member of the Sheet Metal Union. He loved boating and being a “river rat.” He was an Indianapolis Colts season ticket holder. He enjoyed four wheelers and working on vehicles with his boys. Being a father was his greatest joy and he loved attending his children’s sporting events.
Surviving Family includes his Wife: Lisa Warthan of Kirklin; Sons: Domonic Warthan and Zachary Warthan; Daughter: Brianna Warthan all at home; Mother: Patricia D. Cox of Kirklin; “Dad”: Ronnie Lewis of Monticello; Sisters: Jessica Warthan (Crystal) of Kirklin, Sherry Warthan, and Alicia Warthan; Mother-in-law: Denise (Larry) Bray of Frankfort; Brother-in-law: Robert (Laura) Staley of Michigan; Special Niece: Bristol Warthan; Special Nephew: Braylon Warthan. Several Nieces, Nephews, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins also survive. He was preceded in death by his brother: Roger D. Warthan.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort. Friends may visit from 4 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Gary’s memory may be made in care of Goodwin Funeral Home to benefit Gary’s children. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com where you can leave a condolence or share a memory of Gary.