Edward A. White

May 16, 2016

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Visitation:
414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 5/20/2016 17:00:00

Visitation 2:
5/17/2015 12:00:00

Service:
203 East Mansfield Street New Washington OH 44854 5/21/2016 11:00:00

Edward A. White passed away on May 16, 2016 in Pompano Beach, Florida. He was born in Shelby, Ohio August 7, 1935. He graduated from Buckeye Central High School in New Washington, Ohio in 1953. He graduated from Bluffton College in 1957 where he was very active in the business department. During his senior year, he was treasurer of his class, president of the investment club and business manager of the school newspaper.
After graduating from Bluffton, he joined the family business, The C.E. White Furniture store and The C. E. White Company. The C. E. White Company was a recreational seat manufacturer where he served as Secretary Treasurer, President and Chairman of the Board. He served nineteen years on the Board of Directors of the Farmer’s State Bank and eight years on the New Washington City Council. He loved the town of New Washington and cherished the memories from his “hometown”. He only wished he could’ve visited home more often over the last few years.
He is survived by his wife, Ann (married 49 years); his daughter, Laura Robertson and son in-law, Shane Robertson; two grandchildren, Tyler and Clayton who all reside in Idaho Springs, Colorado; his son, Scott White and daughter in-law, Sherri White; one grandchild, Alex who all reside in Slidell, Louisiana; a brother, Alan White; and a sister, Pam Latino.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clayton E. and Dorothy (Straub) White and a sister, Kay Eicher.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio on Friday, May 20, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. A funeral service will be on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor John Wanamaker officiating. Burial will take place at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you give to your favorite charity. Online condolences may be shared to the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com

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Gail Clady - May 20, 2016

Ann,Laura,Scott,Alan and family, sending our deepest sympathies to you all. Ed was such a big part of this community for years. He will be missed by all who knew him. We are so glad to be able to have called him our friend! So many good memories of years past. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Dan and Gail Clady

Meredith Landreneau - May 20, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Shirley (Michaels) Johns - May 19, 2016

Ann, Alan, Pam & family, I am heartbroken to hear of Eds passing. I will always think of him as family and remember him fondly. Please know I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Diana & Gary - May 19, 2016

Laura, So Sorry for your loss. You and the boys will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Buzz Smith - May 18, 2016

Ann and family….My best to you at this sad time. I will never forget our wonderful times together at the old Skyway Inn A whiskey sour toast to Ed……Buzz

Tim Fox - May 18, 2016

Death is a mere transition from this life to the next. May God’s light of salvation fall upon him and may the Holy Spirit grant consolation to those he has left behind. My thoughts and prayers are with your dad and your family.

D.J. Richards - May 18, 2016

Ann, Laura, and Scott my deepest condolences. We will all miss Ed. He is now with God, Grandpa, and Grandma, and the rest of our families. I find “Peace” in knowing that Amen…….

Beth Howerton - May 17, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Matthew Stuart & Mary Bornholdt - May 17, 2016

Scott and family members, may your loved one rest Eternally in Peace. God Bless