Charles White, 83, of Hamburg, died on September 19, 2017 at the Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett.
Mr. White was a native of Fountain Hill and a resident of Hamburg for most of his life. He was a 1952 graduate of Fountain Hill High School and a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for the Mississippi River Transmission Corporation for 35 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Sterling and Marie Woods White.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Gardner White of Hamburg; two sons, Steve White and wife, Sheiron, of Monticello and Stan White and wife, Karen, of Hamburg; a daughter, Shellye Timmons and husband, Bob, of Hamburg; a sister, Edith Thurman of Lacey; a brother, Bill White and wife, Gail, of Texarkana; five grandchildren, Stephanie Knight, David White and wife, Autumn, Jeremy White, Dakotah Timmons and wife, Kelley, and Kaley White; seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, at the First Baptist Church in Hamburg with Dr. Bobby Pennington officiating. Burial will be in Pinewood Memorial Park.
Pallbearers are Bobby Griffin, George Kulbeth, Gardner Smith, David White, Jeremy White, Dakotah Timmons, Jeff White and Chuck White. Honorary pallbearers are Glenn Carpenter, Buddy White and the LaGrone’s Drug Store Coffee Drinkers.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 352, Hamburg, AR 71646 or to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72207.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.