Gordon A. Whitney(1935 - 2014)

Gordon A. Whitney

Des Moines

Gordon A. Whitney, 79, was born February 12, 1935, in Des Moines, the son of Clair and Iva (Rhodes) Whitney. He passed away February 17, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

Gordon is survived by his loving wife, Beverly, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage; children, Brent (Terry) Whitney, Kurt (Susan) Whitney, Kimberly (Kim) Kingkade, and Rachelle "Shelley" (Terry) Coomes; brothers, Norman and James (Kathy) Whitney; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Karen (Chuck) Randles; and sister-in-law, Mavis Whitney.

The family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, February 21, 2014, at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Ave., Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, at New Hope Assembly of God, 4425 70th St., Urbandale, with burial to follow at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Condolences for the family may be offered online at: www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Those desiring may make contributions in Gordon's memory to the family, who will later establish a fitting memorial.

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Funeral Home
121 NW 60th Avenue Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 289-2442

Published in Des Moines Register from Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, 2014