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 Belvia Tank “Pete” Whatley

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Belvia Tank “Pete” Whatley

Birth
Trout, La Salle Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 26 Oct 2001 (aged 77)
Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, USA
Burial Akron, Washington County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 60914046 View Source
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Pete Whatley, 77, a former Fort Morgan businessman, died suddenly at his home in Greeley Friday.

Whatley was born April 24, 1924, in Trout, La. He enlisted in the United States Army and then joined the United States Air Force. During his 23 years of service Whatley served his country in World War II.

On Sept. 13, 1950, he was married to Mary Jane Morgan in England. He retired from the military service in 1964 and settled in Fort Morgan with his family. Whatley and his brother-in-law, Herb Blake, owned and operated Model Cleaners from 1964 to 1970. He then worked for Tieman's Clothing for Men for 17 years. He then retired and moved to Greeley to be near his family.

Whatley filled his days with family, church, outdoor activities and as a Wal-Mart greeter.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Whatley; his children, Karen Louise (Whatley) Brewer, Deborah Lou (Whatley) Lusby and James Boyer Whatley, and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday at noon at the Church of Christ in Fort Morgan. Interment services will be at the Akron Cemetery at 4 p.m.

Fort Morgan Times (CO)
Date: October 29, 2001


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  • Created by: Carol Moore
  • Added: 31 Oct 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 60914046
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/60914046/belvia-tank-whatley : accessed ), memorial page for Belvia Tank “Pete” Whatley (24 Apr 1924–26 Oct 2001), Find a Grave Memorial ID 60914046, citing Akron Cemetery, Akron, Washington County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Carol Moore (contributor 46944791) .