John E. White
April 11, 1941 - January 03, 2018
Birthplace: Red Oak, Iowa
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Service 1/8/2018
Elliott United Methodist Church
Burial 1/8/2018
Waveland Cemetery

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John Edwin White, age 76, of Red Oak, Iowa passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Red Oak Healthcare Community. John was born April 11, 1941 in Red Oak, Iowa the son of R.L. “Jim” and Clendora (Scarf) White. He was raised in the Malvern area where he attended school. He served in the United States Navy and was later united in marriage to Claudette Wooten on February 23, 1963. Over the years he lived in southwest Iowa including Council Bluffs and Treynor where he made his home for over thirty years. He moved back to Council Bluffs for several years and for the past few years lived in Red Oak. John worked in the printing business for many years. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, trapping, and spending time with his grandkids.

Preceding him in death were his parents; grandson: Tristan White; brothers: Robert, Leo, Bill, and Jim White; and sisters: Ruth Scheel, Linda Foote, Lorraine Wendt, Maxine Norris, and Norma Schultz. Survivors include his children: John White and wife Debbie of Glenwood, IA; Angie Shields of Tallapoosa, GA; Greg White and wife Lisa of Treynor, IA; and Patrick White and wife Becky of Macedonia, IA; grandchildren: John G. White and wife Kim of Glenwood, IA; Breanna White of Council Bluffs, IA; Elizabeth Parkman and husband Patrick of Newnan, GA; Meghann Shields of Tallapoosa, GA; CJ Sheilds of Buford Marine Corps Base, SC; Mackenzie White, Livia White, Andyn White, and Cael White of Treynor, IA; Baylee White and Lindsey White of Council Bluffs, IA; and Taryn White, Willow White, and Emery White of Macedonia, IA; great grandchildren: Madeline and Emma Jo Parkman; Toby, Brennan, and Teagan Shields; and Baylor White; siblings: Bettie McCunn of Indianola, IA; Pat Williams and husband Jack of Glenwood, IA; Wayne White and wife Ann of Elkhorn, IA; Mary Jones and husband Bob of Red Oak, IA; and Charles White and wife Denise of Coin, IA; sisters-in-law: Shirley White and Sally White of Omaha, NE; brother-in-law: Doug Foote of Red Oak, IA; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Elliott United Methodist Church in Elliott, Iowa. Burial will be in the Waveland Township Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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Red Oak, Iowa 51566
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