Roy White, 84, of Oatesville, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton. He was born on September 26, 1935 in Gibson County to Azel and Helen (Leech) White. He lived in Wheeling and Oatesville most of his life. He had worked in the oil field and retired from Gibson County Highway Department in 1999. He loved animals. He also loved hunting deer, rabbit and squirrel as well as mushrooms and arrowheads.
He is survived by his wife, Martha (Krieg) White of Francisco; children, Michelle Cates (Bob) of Jasper, Patricia “Patty” Sharp of Francisco, Cindy Brashear (John) of Lawrenceville, IL and Nancy Montgomery of Owensville; seven grandchildren, J.W., Nathan and Matthew Cates, Misty Krieg, Kathy Hill, Joshua Manning and Jessica Overfield; twelve great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son and daughter-in-law, Danny & Dyla Krieg; grandson, Benjamin Cory Sharp; great grandson, Joshua Anthony Manning; son-in-law, Steve Montgomery; and siblings, Earl White, Joe White, Jean Jones, Ruby Fortner, Paul “Sonny” White, Ida Rose Hale, Clyde White, and Sue Whitehouse.
Funeral will be held at the graveside at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Mount Olive Cemetery in Mount Olympus, Indiana. Burial will follow. There will be no public visitation.
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