David Allen White, 60, a former resident of Parsons and Elkins and more recently a resident of Philippi, departed this life Tuesday evening, May 14, 2013, at his home in Philippi with his wife by his side. He had been in declining health since February.
He was born Monday, Dec. 1, 1952, at Elkins, a son of the late Charlie and Genevieve Marcilla White.
On Jan. 19, 1997, at Oakland, Md., he was married to the former Tempia Ann Paugh, who survives at Philippi. They renewed their vows during 2012 at the Refuge Church with Pastor Kevin Gainer officiating.
Also surviving are one stepdaughter, Tempia Marie Ravis of Fayetteville, N.C.; one sister, Carolyn M. Plum and husband, Jack, of Hambleton; one stepgranddaughter, Chloe Marie McVicker of Philippi; three nieces, Lynn White Vandevender, Bobbie Plum Naylor and Sherry White; four nephews, Kevin White, Jack Plum, Michael Paul White and Travis White; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Preceding him in death were three brothers, Michael "Hair Bear," Mitchell and Charles Glenn "Spider" White.
He attended the schools of Randolph County and was a member of Teamsters Union Local 175, having worked as a truck driver in heavy construction. He was an avid NASCAR fan and was an outstanding family member of The Refuge Church at Gilman.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday morning, May 19, Mr. White will be moved to The Refuge Church at Gilman where friends may call from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Kevin Gainer officiating. Cremation will follow.
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for David Allen White. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.