William James Whitley, age 81 of Carmel, Indiana Born March 3, 1936, to the late William and Nancy (Porter) Whitley in Philadelphia, PA. William was a graduate of Northeast High School, class of 1954 and attended Villanova and Temple Universities before joining the US Army where he specialized in Electronics. His career spanned from positions in Philco/Ford Motor Company, Terradyne and Aegis.
After moving to Carmel in 1973, he and his wife, Dolores, became active in the local community, where they shared their passion for sports. Bill was an active member of the Carmel Football Association, Carmel Dads Club, Football Alumni Club and Woodland Country Club.
Survivors include: children William J. Whitley Jr. (Lora), Kim Whitley-Kedanis and grandchildren William J. Whitley III, Joe Kedanis and Whitley Kedanis.
Preceded in death: beloved wife Dolores T. Thompson Whitley, father William, mother Nancy, brother Roy Whitley
A gathering of friends and family will be held at Leppert Mortuary, 900 N Rangeline Road, Carmel, IN 46032, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4 - 7 p.m. Followed by a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill Whitley's honor to Carmel Dad's Club Scholarship Fund, 5459 E Main Street, Carmel, IN 46033.
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