Mr. White died 4:30 a.m., Monday, May 20, 2013 at his home. He was born January 21, 1936 at Twin Bridges, Missouri to Harley and Nola Thornton White. On May 25, 1963, he was married at West Plains, Missouri to Irene Faye Hensley. Before his retirement, Mr. White had been employed in the maintenance department of the Missouri Department of Transportation for thirty-two years. He loved nature and enjoyed spending time in the out-of-doors. Mr. White was a member of the Congregational Methodist Church and had served as the pastor of the Amy Union Church for several years.
He is survived by his wife, Irene White, of the family home; three children, Branton White, St. Louis, Missouri, Kenitha Aikman, husband, Jim, Kansas City, Missouri and Heather White, San Jose, California; one brother, Dale White, wife, Verna, Willow Springs, Missouri; one sister, Joann Wiese, husband, Arnold, Willow Springs, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and one sister, Elaine White, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Inman Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Inman Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.