Owen L. Whitney, 67, of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of Windham, Maine, died Monday, May 28, 2007 in Sarasota, Florida.
Born July 13, 1939 in Standish, Maine to Elmer L. and Helen V. Whitney, Owen, a retired design engineer and custom steel fabrication business owner moved to Port Charlotte from Windham, Maine in 1986. A talented engineer, Owen designed and built many things including home built aircraft. He actively enjoyed flying, sailing, motorcycles, hotrods, photography, drawing, and sunrises.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years Patricia M. Whitney; one son Scot (wife-DeeDee) Whitney of Port Charlotte; one daughter Edith Dostie of Auburn, ME; parents Elmer L. and Helen V. Whitney of North Windham, ME; one brother Ronald (wife-Carol) Whitney of Port Charlotte; two sisters Pat Davis of ME and Crystal (husband-Carry) DePalo of South Portland, ME; two grandchildren, Carl and Sara, one great granddaughter Allison, and numerous nieces and nephews. Owen was preceded in death recently by a brother, Ervin Whitney.