White Jason Dean White, age 31, passed away unexpectedly near his home in Hilliard, Ohio early Sunday, November 17, 2013. Jason was preceded in death by his father R. Tyrone White (November 17, 2009), grandmother Erma J. Fuller, grandfather Miles J. Stevens, paternal grandparents Loretta Whiteside, William White and Uncle James Davis Jr. Jason attended Innis Elementary School, Clinton Middle School and Franklin Heights High School. Jason was an Armor Crewman CRS 2007 and combat life savers CRS 2008. He then served 4 years in the U.S. Army, including a year in Iraq and the other 3 years in Frankfurt, Germany. He was SPF Armor Crewman ranking and had many decorations, medals, badges, citations and campaign: NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL, GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM SERVICE MEDAL, IRAQ CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH CAMPAIGN STAR, ARMY SERVICE RIBBON, OVERSEAS SERVICE RIBBON (2ND AWARD), DRIVER AND MECH BADGE WITH DRIVER - TRACKED VEHICLES CLASP. He was employed at Boehringer and Roxannes Lab. Jason came back home to Ohio to live with his family. Jason was a very special, loving son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend to all that were privileged to know him. Jason loved east coast hip-hop. Loved cooking, loved to wear the finest! He stayed fresh! Loved his niece and nephew. He has a great sense of humor, and loved writing poems, verses and stories. He will truly be missed but never forgotten. He leaves to cherish his loving memory, mother, Patti S. (Howard) Stevens-Rucker; sister, Simone C. Stevens; brother, Myron White; niece, Ashyra Harris; nephew, Ashton Nunley; aunts, Fawn S. Davis, Karen K. Smith; uncles, Miles M. Stevens, Van K. Dodd, Arlington, TX; aunts, Thelma Cox, Brenda Beverly-White, Linda White-Brown; uncles, William White, Leroy White; and a host of relatives, cousins and friends. The family will recieve on Saturday, November 23, 2013, viewing at 10 a.m. the funeral will follow at 12Noon, CALIMAN FUNERAL SERVICES, 3700 Refugee Road, Columbus, OH 43232. Interment Eastlawn Cemetery, full Military Honors.
Caliman Funeral Services
3700 Refugee Road
Columbus, OH 43232
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 20, 2013