Douglas Whiteneck

October 24, 1968January 7, 2019

Douglas William Whiteneck, 50, of Clovis, CA, passed away on January 7, 2019 in Fresno.

Doug was born in Stanford, CA to David and Marjorie Whiteneck on October 24, 1968. He spent the first several years of his life barefoot in Hawaii until moving to Danville, CA. He graduated from San Ramon Valley High School and went on to earn his degree in Economics and Political Science from UC Davis. He married Jeanne Swanson in 1999.

He was the owner of Fresno TirePros. Doug and his father, Dave Whiteneck, started the business in 1995 and became a great team, learning together and building a strong partnership. He loved spending time with his family, trips to Bass Lake and “Phantom of the Opera”.

Doug is survived by wife Jeanne, children Maddie, Ben, Nathan (Shannon) Byrne, Alison Byrne, grandchildren Emma and Nathan, parents David and Marjorie Whiteneck, brother John (Elizabeth) Whiteneck, sister Cathy (Vinnie) Rosolen and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by in-laws George and Jacqueline Ward of Clovis and Peter and Jane Swanson

Services will be held at Sunnyside Country Club at 12pm at 5704 East Butler Avenue is Fresno, CA 93727.


  • Jeanne Whiteneck, Wife
  • Madeline Whiteneck, Daughter
  • Benjamin Whiteneck, Son
  • Alison Byrne, Daughter
  • Nathan Byrne, Son
  • Shannon Byrne, Daughter-in-law
  • Emma Byrne, Granddaughter
  • Nathan Byrne, Grandson
  • David Whiteneck, Father
  • Marjory Whiteneck, Mother
  • John Whiteneck, Brother
  • Elizabeth Whiteneck, Sister-in-law
  • Cathy Rosolen, Sister
  • Vincent Rosolen, Brother-in-law
  • George Ward, Father-in-law
  • Jackie Ward, Mother-in-law
  • Pete Swanson, Brother-in-law
  • Jane Swanson, Sister-in-law
  • Douglas also leaves behind 2 nieces and 4 nephews to cherish his memories as well.


  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Douglas Whiteneck

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Sonny Kratzer

January 14, 2019

Our family has been clients of Doug’s team for over ten years. We first met Mr. Whiteneck and then Doug. The nicest people one could ever meet. We will truly miss Doug. Our sincere condolences to the Whiteneck family as well as Mario and all the Tire Pros team.

Johnny Morton

January 10, 2019

Our business community has lost a true friend to many people. I have had the privilege to have Doug as a friend and will miss our time spent rationalizing the tire business. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and his employees as I know they all loved him very much.

We will see each other again in the next life so farewell until we meet again my friend!