James E. Whitney
James E. Whitney, 76, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at his home in Panton. He was born on September 9, 1944 in Panton the son of Norman and Gladys (Guillette) Whitney.
Jim was a generous man and was always happy to lend a hand to anyone that needed it and would go out of his way to help no matter the task. He was especially good at working on cars and would spend many hours out in his garage working on his and other people’s vehicles. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends.
James is survived by his son Brian and granddaughter Skye of Vergennes, daughter Angela of Panton, daughter Iris of Vergennes and daughter Melody and her husband Dale Miller of Addison. He also leaves his special companion Pat Steele of Middlebury, his nephew Bruce (Donna) Meacham of New Haven, nephew Robert Meacham of Salisbury and niece Robin Vose of Salisbury as well as many great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Thomas and grandson Anthony.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, August 27th at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes from 6 to 8 p.m. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 28th at Prospect Cemetery in Vergennes. To send online condolences to his family please visit www.brownmcclayfuneralhomes.com.