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Donald Thomas "Donnie" White

1980 - 2016
Donald Thomas "Donnie" White Obituary
Donald "Donnie" Thomas White

AGE: 36 • Wilmington

Donald "Donnie" Thomas White, age 36, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016.

Born in Wilmington, DE on February 10, 1980, he was a son of Richard and Leslie (Thomas) White.

Donnie was a graduate of McKean High School and received his Bachelor's degree in business from Wesley College. Donnie proudly served in the U.S. Air Force for 2 years. He was an avid Eagles and Flyers fan. Donnie was a dedicated community servant and highly respected leader of the Jaycees, having served as the 2014 president of the Wilmington Jaycees, the 2015 president of the Delaware Jaycees, and most recently ascending to the role of National Program Manager for the U.S. Jaycees, all while successfully leading many community service and fundraising initiatives during his tenure as a Jaycee. He recently received the special distinction of Delaware Diamond #19, which is the highest honor conferred to a Jaycee in Delaware.

Donnie was preceded in death by his grandfather, Cyrus Thomas; and grandmother, Ima Evick.

In addition to his parents, Donnie is survived by his beloved wife, Nicole White; sister, Nichole McFarland (Bill); brother, Ricky White; grandmother, Betty Thomas; great grandmother, Margaret White; nieces, Elizabeth Rinehart, Victoria and Sarah McFarland; nephews, Kyle and Seth White, and Brent McFarland.

A memorial service will be held at 4pm on Tuesday afternoon, March 29, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, 19720, where a visitation will be held from 3pm until 4pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wilmington Jaycees, 1309 N. Scott St., Wilmington, DE, 19806.

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Published in The News Journal from Mar. 25 to Mar. 27, 2016
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