Walter Hamilton White of Austin, TX, passed away on April 5, 2014 in Houston. A sixth- generation Texan, he was born February 11, 1934 in Beaumont to Jacob Carl White and Thenoba Gwendolyn White. Preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Jerry Carl White, he is survived by his sister, Gwen Kunz, and nephews Joe Carl White and David Bruce White. Walter was a graduate of South Park High School in Beaumont and the University of Texas at Austin. He worked for Dunbar Furniture in New York City, and was a co-owner of White Tire Supply in Beaumont. After retirement Walter moved to Austin, where he pursued his love of travel and collecting furniture designed by the iconic Edward J. Wormley for Dunbar Furniture of Berne, Indiana.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Apr. 9, 2014