LEWISTOWN, Mo. -- Mr. Carroll R. White, 87, of the Country Aire Retirement Estates in Lewistown, formerly of Riverside, Calif., died at 7 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 10, 2012) in the home.
He was born May 11, 1925, in Canton, a son of Albert Leo and Ethel Fleming White. He married Mary Dell Miller Logan on May 11, 1954, in Quincy, Ill. She survives.
He served five years in the U.S. Navy
, serving aboard the USS Mississippi during the siege of Shuri Castle. He retired from Gardner Denver in Quincy.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two children, Carroll G. White (friend Marcella) of San Bernadino, Calif., and Sherry A. (Jerry) Dill of Durham; three stepchildren, Janet M. (Logan) Jones of Durham, Michael D. (Chris) Logan of Quincy, and John W. (Joyce) Logan of Ewing; one sister, Mary Raleigh of Ewing; one sister-in-law, Peggy White of Quincy; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Lee, William and Orville White; a grandson, Mathew L. Dill; and a son-in-law, Ralph D. Jones.
SERVICES: 2 p.m. Nov. 21 in Durham Cemetery, Durham, with military honors. The Rev. Elmer Hagood will conduct.
VISITATION: 5-7 p.m. Monday in the Ball-Davis Funeral Home, Ewing.
MEMORIALS: Country Aire Retirement Estates.
ARRANGEMENTS: Ball-Davis Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com