Dwight E. Whan, 44 of Versailles, Missouri died Saturday, April 18, 2009 at his home after a three year battle with cancer.
He was born June 11, 1964 in Kirksville, MO a son of Rodney and Delah Thrasher Whan. His parents survive in Knox City, MO.
Dwight accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior and was baptized into the Baptist faith.
Dwight graduated in 1982 from Knox County High School and was a 1986 graduated of Truman State University with a degree in Agronomy.
Dwight was united in marriage to Paula Fuehring on June 30, 1990 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Higginsville, MO. Pam survives at the home.
Dwight retired as a soil conservationist with the United States Department of Agriculture, he had also worked as a certified crop specialist.
He was a faithful member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Versailles serving as an elder. He was an avid hunter and lived to hunt deer, turkey and quail. He had a passion for agriculture and loved farming.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is also survived by three children, Ethan 14, Evan 11 and Hannah 8 all of the home; a brother, David Whan of Knox City; a sister and brother-in-law Barbara and Mike Russell of Warrensburg, MO; brother-in-law, Milton Bost of Rochester, IL; also one niece and several nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Dwight was preceded in death by a sister Debra Whan Bost.