|Death: ||Aug. 20, 2009|
WHITNEY, M. LEIGH 75, of Orlando went to be with Jesus, his Lord on Thursday morning, Aug. 20, 2009, after assuring and being re-assured that all of his children knew Christ. Leigh was born in Norfolk, VA, the son of the late Marion Leigh and Virginia (Morgan) Whitney. He moved to Central Florida from Massachusetts in 1978 and was a member of First Baptist Church of Central Florida. He was employed as a Quality Assurance Manager in the Aerospace Industry and later was an Account Executive at Philip Crosby Associates. He spent many years serving Christ as a Deacon, Bible study teacher and numerous other areas of service. Leigh leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 56 years, Billie (Gray) Whitney of Orlando; three daughters, Cheryl (Glenn) Harmon of Melbourne, B.J. (Pete) Zubli of Gotha,
Ginny (Jim) Michalski of Jacksonville, FL; four sons, Jim (Kathy) Whitney of Hudson, NH, Rick (May) of Ocoee, Tom (Sarah) of Clermont, Dave (Brittany) Whitney of Winter Garden, FL; brother, Rev.
Norman Whitney of Graham, NC; 23 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The family will be receiving friends from 2-3p on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009 at First Baptist Church of Central Florida followed by the service at 3 p.m. with Rev. Dexter Johnson officiating. A private interment will be held at Winter Garden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the National Kidney Foundation . Professional Services provided by Dobbs Funeral Home, 430 N. Kirkman Rd. Orlando. 407-578-7720.
Published in Orlando Sentinel on August 21, 2009
Winter Garden Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 21, 2009
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