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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Wapella.com Mourns the Passing of Justus White


Justus L. White, 91, Waynesville, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Monday (Feb. 15, 2010) at Manor Court of Clinton.

The funeral for Mr. White will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta, with the Rev. Andrew Maxwell officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Waynesville, with full military rites accorded.

Mr. White was born on April 23, 1918, in McLean, the son of Charles W. and Delia Smith White. He married Frances J. Price on Feb. 16, 1946, in Atlanta. She preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 1993.

Surviving are his two sons, Allan B. White, Clinton, and Brien (Butch) L. (Cindy WHS '77) White, Waynesville; one brother, Dayton White, Greenville, Ky.; one sister, Glenna Williams, Farmer City; five grandchildren, Carrie Welch, Zack (Ashley) White, Josh (Nicole) White, Miranda (Craig) Phillips and Rob Rybolt; and two great-grandchildren, Bailey Rybolt and Payton Phillips.

He was preceded in death by one grandson and one sister.

Mr. White served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 1189.

He opened White’s Repair Shop in 1947 in Waynesville, later becoming White’s Farm Equipment. He was at the business every day until he was 90 years old, and provided service to the greater DeWitt County area.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 1189 or the Waynesville United Methodist Church.

All flags half mast please for WW2 Army veteran Justus White

2 comments:

EEP said...

Sponsored our Khoury League team for many, many years.

RIP Mr. White.

Kelly said...

RIP Jut

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