WHITNEY, BENJAMIN E., 93
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Dunnellon - Benjamin E. Whitney, 93, died August 22, 2013 at home in Dunnellon, FL. Mr. Whitney was born to Alvin E. and Hazel B. Nelson Whitney on March 9, 1920 in Millbury, MA and moved to Dunnellon in 1951 from Massachusetts. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during WWII and spent 25 years working for Eli Whit Company, Ocala in retail sales. He was also a member of the Ocala Dance Club.
Mr. Whitney was predeceased by his wife Lorraine Whitney in 1980 and leaves a son, Richard Whitney, grandsons Todd and Chad Whitney, great-granddaughter Skylar Whitney, and great-grandsons Tristan and Jaxson Whitney.
Visitation will take place at Roberts of Dunnellon Funeral Home Chapel in Dunnellon on Sunday, August 25th from 10 to 11 AM with services to follow at 11 AM with Father Kevin MacGabhann officiating. Burial on Monday August 26, Manasota Memorial Park, Bradenton, FL.
Those who wish may make contributions to Gentiva Hospice Foundation of Marion County, 1320 SE 25th Loop, Suite 101, Ocala, FL, 34471.
Funeral arrangements are under the careful direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon. Online condolences may be made to:
Roberts Funeral Home And Crematory Of Dunnellon Inc
19939 E Pennsylvania Ave Dunnellon, FL 34432
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2013