In memory of
Robert W. White
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In memory of
Robert W. White
Robert William White, 76, of Clarington, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at his home following a lengthy illness. Mr. White was born Feb. 22, 1938, in Dixonville, a son of the late William James and Rachael Millicent (Claypool) White. Robert married Patricia Scott on Dec. 6, 2001. She survives him. Robert and Patricia were a devoted couple. Patricia selflessly remained by his side comforting him throughout his illness. Robert was quite an active man, both in his community and personal life. Active in the community, Robert was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Brookville. He was also an accomplished woodworker and built the White Havens Campground in 1995. In his personal life, Robert cherished spending time with his family and boasted 12 grandchildren whom he loved dearly. He also enjoyed the outdoors and especially liked hunting, fishing and traveling on his boat, "Pappy's Pride". As an accomplished wood worker, Robert was a general contractor for a number of years. He also worked in Butler at the Pullman Standard Car Works for 27 years. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Patricia; two sons, Robert White Jr., of Elderton, and Frederick White and his wife, Sherry, of Worthington. He is also survived by four daughters, Donna Pistorius and her husband, Joseph, of Pertolia, Anne Glaven and her husband, Michael Hardy, of Rhode Island, Deborah Favreau and her husband, Scott, of Wrentham, Mass., and Laura Williams and her husband, Michael, also of Wrentaham, Mass. Robert is survived by two brothers, Mervin White and his wife, Cindy, of North Jackson, Ohio, and Kermit White, of Louisville Ky. Robert's two sisters are Gale Bowser and her husband, Richard, of Slatelick, and Phyllis Cousins, of Fredericksburg, Va. Robert is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Robert John, Samantha, Joseph, Charee, Elizabth, Scott, Hannah, Abigail, Kathryn, Caroline and Christian. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and a son, William "Billy" James White. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at BRENDA D. SHUMAKER FUNERAL HOME INC., Brookville. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Holy Trinity Episcopalian Church, officiated by Pastor Melinda Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mr. White's memory to the Clarion Cancer Center or the Clarion Forest Visiting Nurses Association. Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com .
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In memory of
Robert W. White
Robert William White, 76, of Clarington, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at his home following a lengthy illness. Mr. White was born Feb. 22, 1938, in Dixonville, a son of the late William James and Rachael Millicent (Claypool) White. Robert married Patricia Scott on Dec. 6, 2001. She survives him. Robert and Patricia were a devoted couple. Patricia selflessly remained by his side comforting him throughout his illness. Robert was quite an active man, both in his community and personal life. Active in the community, Robert was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Brookville. He was also an accomplished woodworker and built the White Havens Campground in 1995. In his personal life, Robert cherished spending time with his family and boasted 12 grandchildren whom he loved dearly. He also enjoyed the outdoors and especially liked hunting, fishing and traveling on his boat, "Pappy's Pride". As an accomplished wood worker, Robert was a general contractor for a number of years. He also worked in Butler at the Pullman Standard Car Works for 27 years. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Patricia; two sons, Robert White Jr., of Elderton, and Frederick White and his wife, Sherry, of Worthington. He is also survived by four daughters, Donna Pistorius and her husband, Joseph, of Pertolia, Anne Glaven and her husband, Michael Hardy, of Rhode Island, Deborah Favreau and her husband, Scott, of Wrentham, Mass., and Laura Williams and her husband, Michael, also of Wrentaham, Mass. Robert is survived by two brothers, Mervin White and his wife, Cindy, of North Jackson, Ohio, and Kermit White, of Louisville Ky. Robert's two sisters are Gale Bowser and her husband, Richard, of Slatelick, and Phyllis Cousins, of Fredericksburg, Va. Robert is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Robert John, Samantha, Joseph, Charee, Elizabth, Scott, Hannah, Abigail, Kathryn, Caroline and Christian. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and a son, William "Billy" James White. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at BRENDA D. SHUMAKER FUNERAL HOME INC., Brookville. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Holy Trinity Episcopalian Church, officiated by Pastor Melinda Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mr. White's memory to the Clarion Cancer Center or the Clarion Forest Visiting Nurses Association. Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com .
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