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Jack Dempsey White

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Jack Dempsey White, 87, of Danville, journeyed home to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 13, 2013. He left his earthly body quietly, surrounded by his family.


Jack was born April 22, 1925, in Huntington, to the late Theora and John D. White.


On February 16, 1948, he married Doris Ray Hall of Six Mile. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in February. She survives.


Also surviving are his two sons, William (Sandra) of Minster, Ohio, and Bruce (Sheila) of Madison. He was blessed with three grandchildren, Tammy (Dan) Bock of Scott Depot, Scott White of Hurricane and Mary Beth (Scott) Deck of Madison, and six great-grandsons. His extended family consists of six step-grandchildren and 18 step-great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister Mamie “Sally” Koehn; brothers, Theron and Seybert White; and a great-grandson, Luke Bock.


Jack was a lifelong member of Danville Church of Christ. Jack was the last of the 13 founding members of Danville Fire Department. He served with the unit department from 1945 to 1972. He was also a member of O’Dell No. 115 Lodge, a 32nd degree Scottish Mason and a member of the Beni Kedem Shrine.


Service was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with Richard Runyon officiating. Burial followed in Boone Memorial Park, Madison.


You may express your condolences to the family at www.handleyfh.com.

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