S. D. 'Hank' White

Monday, September 3, 2012

S. D. "Hank" White, 92, Cloverdale, passed away on Sept. 1, 2012 at his residence.

He was born on Aug. 19, 1920 in Indianapolis and was the son of the late Charles Henry and Stella Bell (Black) White.

On April 8, 1942 he married Gertrude Marie Church, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 7, 2005 after more than 62 years of marriage.

On Sept. 25, 2008 he was married to Beth White and she survives.

He is also survived by his children, Linda Lou Hester and husband Johnny, Sikeston, Mo., Michael L. White and wife Lucy, Quincy, and Steven R. White and wife Deanne, Greencastle; his sister, Velma L. Stephens, Plainfield; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his first wife and parents he was also preceded in death by his sisters, Frances Berlin, Mary Naomi Shumaker, Laurette Berlin and Madge Griswold, and his brothers, Melvin White and James White.

He was a faithful member of the Clover-dale Church of Christ and a former member of the Cloverdale Lions Club.

He retired from IBM Corp. at Greencastle in 1983. He was also a licensed auctioneer.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Central Europe, The Ardennes and Rhineland during World War II.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Bro. A. J. Cox officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Mannan Cemetery with military honors.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.