Richard Edward "Bud" White

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PINSON, Tenn. - Richard Edward "Bud" White, 82, of Pinson, Tenn., passed away Feb. 4, 2013, at the West Tennessee Transitional Care in Jackson.
Mr. White was born and reared in Marysville, the son of the late Edward and Olive M. Elliott White. He graduated from Marysville High School in 1948 and attended Miami University in Ohio. He entered the U.S. Army and served in North Korea as a tank sergeant in the 32nd Infantry. He married Marianna Bennett in 1952 and he entered the insurance business with his father-in-law, Bennett Insurance Agency in Sidney. He continued in the insurance business for 35 years, retiring in 1992.
He married Dorothy Suggs McCauley in 1979. They made their home in Sidney until 1994, when they moved to Pinson. Mrs. Dorothy passed away in 1997. Mr. White continued to make his home in the Diamond Grove Community of Madison County.
Mr. White was a member of the Pinson United Methodist Church and a life member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 568 in Ohio. He loved to fish.
He is survived by a son, Dave White, and wife, Deirdre, of Denver, Colo., and a daughter, Susan White Elsass, of Sidney; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a niece, Malinda Rogers, of Charlotte, N.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Dorothy, and a sister, Marilyn Ramella.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Shackelford Funeral Directors - Casey Chapel in Henderson, Tenn., with Jimmy Dyer officiating, and burial will follow in Rogers Cemetery at Pinson.
The family will receive friends at Casey Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Published in Sidney Daily News on Feb. 5, 2013
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