Jan. 29, 1954 - Dec. 12, 2016
Mr. Whipple, of Clarence, started the auto repair shop on Walden Avenue in Alden in 1979.
He was a longtime member and a former president of the Millgrove Fire Department.
He enjoyed golfing and camping with his family.
Survivors include his wife, the former Susan Rimbeck; one daughter, Larissa; two sons, Harmon IV and Travis; his mother, Ruth; three sisters, Mary Santarini, Janet and Judy Dominiak, and three brothers, Donald, Dave and Doug.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 5337 Genesee St., Bowmansville.