Vernon M. White
Vernon M. White, 88, of Follansbee, WV, passed away at 5:40 AM on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Acuity Specialty Hospital, Weirton, WV.
Vernon was born on July 28, 1929, Lonaconing, MD. He was the son of the late Robert and Sarah (Seggie) White.
Vernon served proudly in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War stateside. He retired after 25 years of service to Weir Cove Trucking. Vernon was a member of the Teamsters. Many will remember Vernon for being an avid hunter, enjoying the outdoors and a Nascar enthusiast.
In addition to his parents, Vernon was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ann (Uhor) White, three sisters, Doris Friend, Lois White, and Marilyn Smith and three brothers, Robert, Harry, and Oliver White.
Vernon is survived by several nieces and nephews and a dear friend, Norma “Sally” Davila.
Family and friends will be received on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 2:00-6:00 PM and again on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV (304)527-1717 with Pastor Brian Knight, officiating.
Entombment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, with Military Honors by the United States Marine Corps and the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad.
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