Tyrone "Ty" Clyde Whitey
”1966 - 2019”
Tyrone "Ty" Clyde Whitey, 53, of Glendale, AZ, passed away
peacefully on August 16, 2019.
He joins his beloved grandfather Isaac Peacock, Jr., and grandmother
Dorothy Marie Peacock. Tyrone was born in Durango, CO on February 4,1966.
He spent his early years in Ignacio, CO and moved to Phoenix with family
in 1971. Ty graduated from Camelback High School and attended Phoenix
College and Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO.
He spent most of his work life in the food service industry.
Tywas an avid sports enthusiast, and loved the Denver Broncos. In addition,
he enjoyed all kinds of outdoor activities, especially fishing,
water skiing, and snow skiing in Colorado.
He is survived by his parents: Farrell and Lydia Whitey; his brother:
Shaun Whitey (Anne); nieces: Maranda (Patrick Byrn), Maralee, and
Marissa Whitey; as well as uncles: Clyde Peacock (Cathy) of Sand Springs, OK
and Andy Peacock (Judy) of Durango, CO, Bruce Whitey (Alberta) of Lukachukai, AZ,
and Aunt LaVonne Ironwing of Shiprock, NM, and numerous cousins. Tywill remain
forever in his family's cherished memories of fun times together
They all celebrate his going home to the Lord where he will spend eternity
secure in Jesus Christ. A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 22, at 1:00 pm
at First I ndian Baptist Church, 2205 W. Georgia Ave., Phoenix, AZ, with services to
follow at 2:00 p.m. It will be officiated by Pastor Shaun Whitey, Tv's brother.
Tv's final resting place will be in the Seneca-Cayuga Tribal Cemetery, Bassett Grove,
near Grove, OK. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Salvation Army ARC,
628 N. 3rd Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 85003.
Graveside Services in Oklahoma will be held 11:00 am Monday August 26, 2019 at the
Bassett Grove Cemetery North of Grove with Shaun Whitey officiating.
Ty will be honored with Native American Rites by Paul Barton.
Interment will follow under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami, Oklahoma.
Resource: Paul Thomas Funeral Home
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