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Richard Dumont Whitney

January 20, 1937 ~ December 10, 2021 (age 84)


Richard Whitney age 84 of Crestview passed away on Friday December 10, 2021, at his home in Crestview. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on January 20, 1937 to Howard Whitney and Jeana Goodwin. Richard served his country in the United States Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran. After many years of service Richard retired from the Navy. He was a member of the VFW Post 5450 and an original founding member of the Post’s Coffee & Liar’s club. Richard loved to do crossword puzzles and in his younger years he loved to ride his motorcycles. Richard loved his family and his VFW family.

          Survivors include his wife Lainey Whitney and Brothers: Bob Whitney and Roger Whitney and his many friends of the VFW Post 5450.

          A celebration of Richard’s life will be held on Sunday January 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the Crestview VFW Post 5450.

Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at

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A Celebration of Life
January 9, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Crestview VFW Post

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