James Bernard “Barney” White, age 90, beloved husband of Irene Onley Boney White, died on Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Dorn VA Hospital.
Born in Oil City, Pennsylvania , he was the son of the late Robert White and Trixie Mae Cooper White. Mr. White served in the United States Army during WWII from 1942-1946. He retired from Builders Transport in Camden in the late 1990s. He then continued to work as a part time employee with Edens and Avant, Inc. in Columbia as an IT consultant until age 79. Mr. White was an avid golf enthusiast and also enjoyed playing the trumpet throughout his lifetime.
Surviving in addition to his wife are: one son, James M. White and his wife Rita of Garner, NC; one daughter, Vickie Simpson and her husband Joe of Pfafftown, NC; three step- daughters, Robin B. Garris and her husband Eddie of Memphis, TN, Lark B. Haynie and her husband Robert of Sumter and Laura Wren Boney of Atlanta, GA along with numerous grandchildren and great grand children.
In addition to his parents Mr. White was preceded in death by his former wife of 44 years, Doris Turbeville White.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 7, 2013 from 2-3 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.
Military honors will be held at 3:00 pm on the front lawn of Bullock Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials maybe made to the Alzheimer’s Association Mid-State SC Chapter, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, SC 29202-7044.
You may sign the family’s guest book at www.bullockfuneralhome.com.
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.