William F. “Bill” White was born September 6, 1923, in Big Run, Pennsylvania, to Frederick Crawford and Leonora Mae (Zeigler) White. He died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Owasso, Oklahoma, at the age of 92 years. Bill was reared and educated in Big Run and was a graduate of Big Run High School. He was a veteran of the armed forces having served his country honorably with over 18 years of service with the United States Air Force then retiring at the rank of Major. His active service included World War II and the Korean War. Bill was married September 20, 1947, at Momence, Illinois, to Lorelei Ann Davis. He spent much of his civilian career working in retail sales with Montgomery-Ward. He enjoyed a variety of pastimes including spending time gardening and woodworking. He also enjoyed listening to big band music.
Loving family members include:
Nancy Strait and husband Don, of Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Janet Jackson and husband John, of Owasso, Oklahoma
Jack White and wife Lori, of Burien, Washington
Dave White and wife Evelyn, of Meridian, Mississippi
21 great grandchildren
Three great great grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Lorelei.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel in Owasso with Pastor Don Strait and Chaplain Henry Bartlett officiating. Private family disposition will be held at a later date. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.
Dave, I am so very sorry for your loss! You will be in my thoughts and prayers!!
— Cheryl Fontan, Wednesday – June 8, 2016
Mowery Funeral Service Chapel
9110 N. Garnett Road
Owasso, OK 74055
Wednesday – June 8, 2016