Mr. Leland R. Whitney 81 of Shelbyville died Sunday, February 19th. He was born December 23, 1930 in Pontiac, Michigan; a retired Mechanical Engineer for Jacobs Engineering of Tullahoma and a member of Fairlane Church of Christ.
He was the son of the late Thomas Ray and Nellie Irene Moore Whitney. He is survived by his wife, Iris Bomar Whitney; a daughter, Ann (Frank) Watkins of Chattanooga; four sons, Michael Bomar (Susie) Whitney of St. Louis, Missouri, Mark Leland (Susan) Whitney of Waco, Texas, Jack Thomas (Lisa) Whitney of Manchester, Missouri, Joel Douglas (Karen) Whitney of Knoxville and fourteen Grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, February 23rd, at Hillcrest Funeral Home, Geoffrey Giesemann and Buddy Koonce officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 4:00 P.M. To 8:00 P.M.