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Charles Donald White Jr.


1933 - 2018 Notice Condolences
Charles Donald White Jr. Notice
Charles Donald White, Jr loving husband of Nancy Stevens White, passed away on June 20, 2018. Charlie, as he was known to his friends and family, was the son of Charles (Donnie) White and Thelma Mae Shockey White. He was born in Waynesboro, PA on May 24, 1933. He was raised in Waynesboro, graduating from High School there in 1951. He entered the US Army in 1952, serving in East Africa, obtaining the rank of Sergeant. He was a 1957 graduate of Hagerstown Junior College and a 1959 graduate of the University of Maryland. He was employed by Westinghouse Electric Corporation for 35 years, working in the field of Radar. During this time he helped design, build and manage radar programs for the US and numerous foreign countries. He was instrumental in launching the Westinghouse Subsidiary, TCOM Corporation which specialized in balloon born electronics (a forerunner of today's broadcasting and reconnaissance satellites). After retirement he sold Real Estate with Long and Foster, working from their Ellicott City Office. Charles was active in his community, serving as scoutmaster of BSA Troop 757, as an officer in a number of PTA's and in numerous school support activities. He was also a primary candidate for the US Senate in the 1970's. He was a Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a member of Greenbelt Post 136 of the American Legion and a life member of the ATHL Fire Company of Waynesboro and the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Charles is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy Stevens White, four children, Charles D White III of Falls Church. VA, Christopher S White and his wife Cathy of Perry Hall, Carol L Blackford and her husband Robert of Eldersburg, Kellie A Shannon and her husband Cedric of Glenelg, and nine grandchildren.
Published in Baltimore Sun from June 26 to June 27, 2018
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