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Charlie Jack White, 90, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Briarcliff Health Center. Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, July 23, in the Coker-Mathews Funeral Home chapel with Rev. John Shasteen and Rev. Daniel White officiating. Burial will be in Brigham Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday, July 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. White was born near Caddo Mills, Texas, at Union Hill on Feb. 9, 1927, the seventh child of Robert L. White and Amanda Milam White. He married Bettye Welch. He attended Caddo Mills schools and graduated in 1945. He served in the Navy during WWII, having duty on Guam. He was the mayor of Campbell for 12 years, helped get a sewer in Campbell and served as a tax collector for Campbell schools, served on the water board 24 years and drove a school bus for 13 years. He loved all the kids and enjoyed that more than anything. He was a member of the Christian faith.
He is survived by his wife, Bettye White of Greenville; sons Steve White and wife Lisa of Tyler, Rick White and wife Donna of Georgia, and Matt White and wife Kristin of Campbell; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and all six siblings.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie White, Monty White, Ben White, Caleb White, Josiah White, Mike Fowler, Randal White, Brian White and Chris White.
Published on July 21, 2017
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