Obituaries

Thomas Earl White

Bridget Burcham

August 12th, 2020

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Thomas Earl White age 77 of Sturgis died Monday August 3, 2020 at the Redbank’s Nursing Home in Henderson, KY. He was born November 8, 1942 to the late Durwood & Imogene White in Sturgis, KY. He was a member of Haven Pentecostal Church in Henderson, KY. He worked 31 years as a coalminer & retired from Peabody Coal Company. He was a US Air Force Veteran and served in Vietnam. A 1961 graduate of Sturgis High School and an avid UK fan.

Preceded in death by his parents Durwood & Imogene Newcom White.

Survivors included:

His loving wife of 47 years Shirley White of Sturgis, KY

2 – Daughters Kathleen Vanatta of Greenbrier, TN
Bethany White of Greenbrier, TN

3 – Sons John White of Sturgis, KY
Ricky White of Sturgis, KY
Anthony White of Blackford, KY

2 – Sisters Betty Foster of Sturgis, KY
Connie Parrish of Henderson, KY

1 – Brother Ronnie White of Florida

12 – Grandchildren 13 Great Grandchildren

Funeral service will be 1 PM on Friday 8/7/2020 @ Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis, KY. Bro. Phil Wagoner will officiate. Visitation will be 4 PM- 7PM on Thursday 8/6/20 and 11 AM until service time on Friday. Burial will be in Pythian Ridge Cemetery in Sturgis; KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to Haven Pentecostal Church to the Willard Clement Family Life Center @ 425 Kresge Drive Henderson, KY 42420.

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