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Bill White

February 16, 1943 — March 12, 2022

Bill White

   John William “Bill” White, Jr., 79, of 145 Dallie White Road, Tyner, NC, died Saturday, March 12, 2022 in his home where he was cared for by his family.

   Mr. White was born in Newport News, VA on February 16, 1943, and was the son of the late John William White, Sr. and Maude Medlin Jordan White.

   A retired Chief Inspector Supervisor with Newport News Shipbuilding; he was employed there for 42 years.

   Surviving is his wife of 58 years, Jean Fox White, and their children, daughter, Stacey White Peterson (husband, Scott) of Tyner, and son, Les White of Yorktown, VA; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Ginny and Wayne Saulman of Williamsburg, VA; eight grandchildren, Mallory, Daniel, Dylan, Morgan, Trevor, Ethan, Josie, and Cole; and six great-grandchildren, Jacob, April Danny, Blakely, Luke, and Evelyn.

   Graveside services will be held Wednesday, March 16th, at 11:00 a.m. in Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery, 12750 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA.

   In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, online at; or to any local food pantry.

   Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting

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Graveside Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery

12750 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23606

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