Gene Whitner Milner, III -Atlanta, GA (see Whitner’s story) Gene Whitner Milner, IIIdied tragically from Shallow Water Blackout in the family swimming pool on April 17th, 2011.
Whitner graduated from the University of Georgia in 2009, where he was a member of the Chi Phi fraternity. In high school he was the lacrosse captain his senior year of at Woodward Academy. Working for his father at Milner, Inc. Whitner was a stong asset to the company. He spent his free time playing golf, hunting, fishing, skiing, and boating. Whitner’s enthusiasm about life energized all that were around him. Whitner is survived by his parents; his three siblings, Kathryn Lillian Milner, Cason Lanier Milner, and Helen Scott “Scottie” Milner, and his beloved girlfriend Laura Dobrofsky.