Donald Charles "Don" Whitney
Sep 14, 2012
Donald Charles \"Don\" Whitney
Sept. 14, 2012
Donald Charles \"Don\" Whitney, 73, of Athens, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, former resident of St. Lucie County, Fla., and a resident of Athens since 2002, he was a son of the late Harold G. and Helen Crow Whitney, and was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Harry Darrell Landess.
He was a former employee of the St. Lucie County School System and of Athens Regional Medical Center. A veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean Conflict, he was a member of the VFWs in St. Lucie, Fla., and Athens. He was an avid fisherman and football fan.
Survivors include his wife, Paula Kaye Whitney of Athens; one daughter and son-in-law, Doretta Kaye and Barry Striker of Athens; his mother-in-law, Carol Rees Landess of Athens; two grandchildren and one spouse, Kyle Lee and Ashley Striker and Ryan Kristopher Striker; and one great-granddaughter, Karlee Striker.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 614 N. Congress Pkwy., Athens, TN 37303.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.