Bill B.'s Story
PETTRY Bill B. "Billy Boy" White, 85 of Pettry went home to be with his Lord Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Born April 12, 1932 at Elgood, he was the son of the late Dorse Leonard White & Mamie Neely White.
He was a retired school bus driver for the Mercer County Board of Education with 25 years of service. In his youth, he was a timberman, farmer and loved being outside. He was a member of the Mountain View Community Church as well with Pettrey Church of Christ. He loved going to church especially the fellowship and meals. He was an avid sportsman, enjoyed watching and playing golf, and in recent years, playing pool daily with his buddy at the Elks Club. He was a member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge #1457 in Princeton.
Billy Boy was a kind, compassionate man, always willing to help anyone in need.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eight siblings: Ruth Updike, Bernice McGuire, Juanita Ferguson, Ann Cheatwood, D. L. White, Hugh Edgar White, Ward H. White Jr. & Roy White.
Those left to cherish his memory, his loving daughter Melissa Marshall & husband Jamie, special grandson, Christian Marshall all of Princeton, also left to cherish his memory, the love of his life, Louise White of Princeton, a sister Mary Bailey of Glen Bernie MD, and his loyal and faithful friend, Carol Jean Williams. Several nieces and nephews.
Per his wishes, he will be cremated and a celebration of his life will be held Tuesday evening, August 22, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Tim Sanderson officiating.
A gathering will take place from 5:00 P.M. until the service hour at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared with the family via www.memorialfd.com.
In lieu of flowers, please keep the family in your prayers and honor Billy Boy's life with a gift to your favorite charity.
The White family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.
Published on August 19, 2017