OWENSBORO – James Raymond Whitmer, 60, of Owensboro, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at 10:15AM at his home. Mr. Whitmer was born February 26, 1957, in San Diego, CA. He was a machinist. He is survived by his father, M.H. Whitmer of Owensboro; sisters Jane Von Roenn of Bremen and Caroline Dominguez of Owensboro; sons Mathew Whitmer and Justin Van Zetten, both of San Diego, CA; and daughters Jan Bello and Johann Van Zetten, both of San Diego, CA. Funeral services are private. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.