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BLUEFIELD, Va. Harold Douglas "Doug" White 83 of Poe Street, Bluefield, VA died Sunday April 30, 2017 at a Bluefield hospital. Born January 11, 1934 in Cliffield, VA he was a son of the late Roy White and Elsie McGuire White.
Doug was a long time member of Graham Christian Church, where he served as Elder and Deacon. He retired from N&W railroad after 37 years. He loved being outdoors hunting and mowing grass and sitting in the sun. He loved reading his bible and being with family.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son Mark Douglas White, brothers Charles "Buddy" White and Pierce White and a sister Louise Howell, step granddaughter Erinn White-Hollo, in-laws Garland and Mattie Mulkey.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years Viola Sue Mulkey White, sons: Timothy White and wife Anda of Richlands, VA, David White and wife Cathy of Bristol, VA, daughter: Amy Hagy and husband Kenny of Ivanhoe, VA, Brother: Eugene White and wife Mary of Bluefield, VA and sister Joann Fritz of Bluefield, VA, sister-in-law Brenda Altizer and husband Buddy of Pounding Mill, VA, and brother-in-law Walter Howell of Columbia, SC, 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Tuesday May 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Graham Christian Church, Bluefield, VA with the Rev. Gary Lyons officiating. Entombment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends at the church from 12 - 2 PM on Tuesday.
Pallbearers serving the family will be Austin White, Jeremy White, Matt White, Cody Hawks, Kenny Hagy, Richard Boyd, Phillip Fritz and Mark Allen.
The family suggests, memorial donations, if desired, be made to Joash Fund, c/o Graham Christian Church, 1101 Virginia Ave., Bluefield, VA 24605.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting www.MercerFuneralHome.com
Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Doug White.
Published on April 30, 2017
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