Danny White, 58, of Mulberry Grove, formerly of Vandalia, died at 6:24 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
Services will beheld at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Bethel Baptist Church in rural Vandalia, with the Revs. Darryl Bolen and Dan Rush officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in VanBurensburg. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday at the church. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: First Christian Church of Greenville or Bethel Baptist Church. Online condolences may be shared at www.hohltandfilefh.com.
Mr. White was born on Oct. 7, 1954, in Vandalia, the son of Dallas and Dorothy Merriman White. He married Patti Miles on March 15, 1986, at First Christian Church in Vandalia.
He was a retired correctional officer for Vandalia Correctional Center; a member of First Christian Church of Greenville, Vandalia Masonic Lodge No. 16 A.F. & A.M. of Vandalia, Old National Trail Shrine Club in Vandalia, Vandalia Moose Lodge No. 1447; and social member of Greenville VFW, Vandalia Country Club and ABATE.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his Harley, traveling, golfing, riding his four-wheeler, mushroom hunting, cooking, karaoke, and his two beagles and cat, but his greatest love of all was his wife, Patti.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy, of Ft. Atkinson, Wis., formerly of Ramsey; wife; son, Shannon White and his wife Imke of Woodbridge, Va.; stepdaughter, Misty and her husband Trace Ulmer of Vandalia; stepson, Christopher Hedgpeth and his wife Raeann of Vandalia; sisters, Connie and her husband Marlin Hartwig of Ft. Atkinson, Wis., Sandra White of Cherokee, N.C., and Dana and her husband Pat Dietschweiler of Ft. Atkinson, Wis.; brother, Don White and his wife Janet of Black Mountain, N.C.; grandchildren, Logan and Odessa White; and stepgrandchildren, Levi Ulmer, Courtney Ulmer, Zane Ulmer, Landon Ulmer, Jessica Sullens, Emily Hedgpeth, Logan Sullens and Lora Hedgpeth.
He was preceded in death by his father.