May 28, 1963 - March 6, 2013
LAGO VISTA, Texas - Elmer "Bryan" Whitfield II, 49, of Lago Vista and formerly of South Bend, Ind., died unexpectedly March 6, 2013, while visiting in Beaverton, Ore.
Bryan graduated in 1981 from John Adams High School as well as Ferris State University and Indiana Vocational Technical College.
Bryan was born on May 28, 1963, in South Bend to Elmer Tollie and Louise Marie (Van Daele) Whitfield.
He was a Journeyman Voice & Data Technician and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 153. While in Indiana, he worked at CCC in South Bend.
Surviving are his sisters, Beverly (Carl) Buss of Wakarusa, Sue (Vito) Palumbo of Indiana, Nada (Mike) Dunn of Michigan, Deborah (LCDR Michael-Navy retired) Peterson, Sharon (Scott) Yates and Mary Jo (Chuck) Moore of Texas; as well as 14 nephews and nieces; two great-nephews; and three great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Laura Jean; and a nephew, Timothy Peterson.
A celebration of his life will be in Liberty Hill, Texas, at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the home of his sister. His family will have a private memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a no-kill cat shelter of your choice.