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William Albert Whitton

William Albert Whitton

Male 1933 - 2017  (84 years)

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  • Name William Albert Whitton 
    Born 20 Feb 1933  Los Angeles Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Aug 2017  Las Vegas, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31009  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father William Bernard Whitton,   b. 5 Dec 1913,   d. 18 Jul 1970, Las Vegas, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Father Minnie Lee Goodman,   b. 8 Dec 1910, Tuttle, Grady, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 2003, Reno, Washoe, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Oct 1931  Oklahma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11748  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Beverly Diane Leeka,   b. 15 Oct 1934, North Hollywood Los Angeles California USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1997, Las Vegas Clark Nevada USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1950  Los Angeles Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jennifer Lee Whitton,   b. 9 Jul 1958,   d. 21 Jan 2017, Candler Hospital, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Stacey Aune  [natural]
     5. Kim Aune  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F11749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Roberta I Dodson 
    Married 21 Jun 1966  Riverside, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 10 Dec 1984  Clark, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F11753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Kathy ? 
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F13112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WILLIAM WHITTON William Albert Whitton, 84, of Las Vegas, husband of Kathy Whitton, passed away August 25, 2017. Bill was born February 20, 1933, in Los Angeles, California, the son of the late William Bernard Whitton and Minnie Lee Whitton. He graduated from high school and college and played pro football. Bill served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. His great passion was doing memories of "Elvis" at various venues. Bill performed in "Legends" at Vegas World in Las Vegas. He helped start the Screen Actors Guild in Nevada. Bill performed in Myrtle Beach, S.C., at the Palace Theater as Dean Martin in one of the first "Rat Pack" shows in Las Vegas. He worked with David King, Spirit of the Dance Productions in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He traveled the world then had his own show in Myrtle Beach, "The Dean martin Variety Show." He was on the Vickie Lawrence Show as E.P. King and other local shows in Las Vegas. He helped others get started as impersonators, helped raise money on the Jerry Lewis Telethons and also helped Them Walk Again Foundation. He worked in movies with Elvis, Nicholas Cage, Kurt Russell, The late Robert Ulrich and many others. He helped anyone out that needed help even giving to homeless veterans and mothers and children. His whole life was about entertaining and bringing some happiness to others through his entertaining. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer Trobridge; and a grandson, Danny Whitton Jr. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Whitton; sons, Dan Whitton of Charleston, S.C., and Billy Whitton of Reno; daughters, Stacey Aune, Kim Aune and Heather Henderson, all of Las Vegas; grandchildren, Wendy Campbell, Danielle Whitton, Kristopher D. Whitton, Anthonie Pacillas, Haylie Pacillas, Kylie Pacillas, Tyrell Nolon, McKenzie Campbell, Kelsiana Whitton, Trinity Campbell, Mylee Distler and Mason Campbell; brother, Robert Whitton of Reno; nephew, Tobie Whitton; and cousins, Larry Whitton and Doug Whitton both of Reno. His memorial service at the graveside will be at 12:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City.