06/28/07 - NNHS Newsletter - Tommy White
Thomas Woodrow White
Newport News High School Class of 1966
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Sad news continues to arrive. Tommy White ('66) has passed away at his home in Edenton, NC at the age of 58.
From the Daily Press - 06/28/07:
|Thomas Woodrow White|
EDENTON, N.C. - Tommy
White died at home Friday, June 22, 2007. He was born in Stedman, N.C., on
Aug. 20, 1948, to Memory White and Kate Preslar White. Tommy was raised on
the Peninsula and was a graduate of Newport News High School. Tommy was a
Vietnam veteran, member of the Moose Lodge, Sons of the American Legion,
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, and a Master
Electrician working out of the Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1340
in Newport News, Va. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Jennie White;
one son, Tommy Lee White; three brothers, Arizona, Gene and David and their
wives, Marjorie and Jennie; three stepdaughters, Katherine White, Lynn and
her husband, Mike, and Michelle and her husband, Kevin; and three
grandchildren, Keith, Zachery and Emily. Tommy was affectionately known as
'Grandpa Tommy.' A viewing of the body will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday,
June 29, at the funeral home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June
30, at Butler Funeral Home, Stedman, NC 28391. The family wishes to express
deep gratitude to friends and neighbors for their thoughtfulness.
Published in the Daily Press on 6/28/2007.
|Fall of 1965|
|Thomas Woodrow White|
From the Fayetteville Observer - 06/28/07:
EDENTON — Thomas Woodrow White, 58, of Edenton, died Friday, June 22, 2007,
in his home.
Family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 P.M. at Butler Funeral Home, 6535 Clinton Road, Stedman.
Published in the
Fayetteville Observer on 6/28/2007.
David, Arizona and Family,
I am so sorry to hear of your brother's passing and I will keep everyone in my prayers and thoughts.
PATSY Ward (Newport
News, VA) - June 28, 2007
|To the man I know as Uncle Tommy. You will be sadly missed by me, but I know that you are up there with my mother (Althea) watching over my sister and me, plus our little girls. I love you more than I got to tell you, and I miss you already!|
(Hampton, VA) - June 28, 2007
Allen Hunter (Raleigh, NC) -
June 28, 2007
|To all the family members of Tommy White, I would like to say what a great man he was, and that he also would do anything for anyone to help. Tommy will be missed very much. Our prayers go out to the family. Let's all just remember all the good he did for all.|
Michelle & Family Fredlund
(Gastonia, NC) -
June 28, 2007
|It was just yesterday that we were at school together. He was so quiet but with wonderful eyes that spoke volumes and a great smile. I remember him then and will always. My prayers are with you all. God Bless. Linda May ' 66|
L.M.B. Crayton (Hampton,
VA) - June 29, 2007
|My step father Tommy was a good man and I will miss him very much. I will never forget him. I'm sorry, Tommy Lee, for your loss...he will also be with us in spirit.|
(Gloucester, VA) - July 2, 2007
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Our sincerest condolences are extended to Tommy's family and their friends at this difficult time.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER!
Love to all, Carol
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Carol Buckley Harty
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Fayetteville, NC 29311-9305
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