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David Joe White

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David Joe White Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our father David Joe White, May 2, 2015, in Redwood Valley, CA after a short battle with cancer. He was 74. David was born June 18, 1940 in Louisiana to Abner and Wilda White.

After loosing his parents at an early age, he made his way to California where he was homed, loved and nurtured by the LaMaster family. There he raised three wonderful children whom he shared with his former spouse Lauretta LaMaster Hansen.

David worked as a mechanic, a Deputy Sheriff for Sutter County, Equipment Supervisor for Mendocino County Public Works, and was the manager of Wine Country RV Park. His main passion in life was music, playing, writing and singing he picked up his guitar every morning and it was the last thing he did every night, he also loved traveling and spoiling his children and grandchildren. David was a good Ole boy, as honest as they come and hardworking till the end. David made a difference in the lives of many.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Debra White, children Cindy (Mike) Sallinen, David "Kevin" (Cheri) White, Clint (Jenny) White, grandchildren David "Shain" (Jade) White, Kalyn White, Alise (Nathan) Cumbow, Bailey White, Allie White, and great grandchild Payton White, as well as numerous nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Richard White, William "Tip" White, and a sister Lois White.

Private services will be held at Sierra View Memorial Park.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Oct. 23, 2015
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