Douglas Whitley

D o u g l a s

W. Whitley,

7 6 , of

Ma r ysvi l le

passed away

peacefully at

his home on

Sunday, June

28, 2015. He

was born on

May 3rd 1939 in Everett,

WA and was preceded in

death by his parents Jacob

and Virginia (Fortune)

Whitley; daughter,

Connie Whitley; brother

Duane Whitley.

Doug was a veteran,

successful entrepreneur

and avid hydroplane

racer winning a national

championship in 1960

and racing vintage

hydroplanes into his

seventies. He is survived

by his daughter Susan

Kaylor and fiancé,

Dan Stead; son, Bob

Whitley and wife,

Dorene; grandchildren,

Brittany Williams and

husband Jim, Brandon

Kaylor and fiancé

Trisha Bohling, Steven

Nelson, Jasmine Whitley,

and Emma Whitley;


Milly Williams, David

Wi l l i ams ,

H a i l e y

Kaylor, and

L a n d o n

K a y l o r ;

s i s t e r s ,

P a t r i c i a

G a t c h e t ,

Jen Case,

and Linda

Nerland and numerous

nieces, nephews, and


A service for friends

and family will be held

at Atonement Lutheran

Church in Arlington,

on Saturday, July 11 at

11:00am. Following the

service will be a potluck

to celebrate his life and

share memories at Lake

Goodwin and if you

attend please bring food/

drink for yourself and if

possible a dish to share.

Location and directions

to the celebration will be

provided at the service or

you may contact Susan

Whitley-Kaylor at 425-

337-5555 for directions

and information. In lieu

of flowers please send

donations to The Noah

Center in Stanwood


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