Gerald John Whitney III, 62

FULTON, NY – Gerald J. Whitney III, 62, of Hannibal, passed away on Wednesday July 20, 2016, at home surrounded by his family.

Gerald John Whitney III
Gerald John Whitney III

He was born on May 28, 1954, in Syracuse, a son to the late Gerald J. and Shirley Farrence Whitney Jr.

Gary “Fat Man” enjoyed driving truck throughout the highways of the United States.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Cyeonna Rose Whitney.

He will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife, Goldie Whitney; girlfriend, Cynthia Sandler; four sons, Steven Whitney of Fulton, Waylon (Andrea) Whitney of Parish, Tom (Stephanie) Whitney of Fulton and Kenny Taylor of Hannibal; 16 grandchildren, Tasha, Shayne, Aylonna, Bryonna, Austin, Destiny, Makenzy, Makayla, Makyle, Treyvin, Trinity, Brandon, Ocean, Miracle, Eden and Olive; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, July 25, from noon to 2 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.