Byron Edward White
1928 - 2020
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Col. Byron Edward White ARLINGTON--Colonel Byron Edward White, 91, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020, in Bedford. FUNERAL: 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 31, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Interment: 1:30 p.m., Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at the funeral home. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to USO.ORG. Byron was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to Francis White and Grace Coleman White. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He retired as colonel after serving 37 years in the Armed Forces. Byron received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University in Psychology and Business Management in 1952. He worked at the USDA for 30 years. Byron was a member of the Korean War Veterans Association, a Mason for over 50 years, a lifetime member of the National Watch and Clock Association, Baylor Alumni Association, and a volunteer at the VA Hospital in Fort Worth. Byron was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Annette White; brother, Stanley White; and sister, Francis White. SURVIVORS: Daughter, Holly Clark and husband, Todd; grandchildren, Jordan and Dane Clark; stepsons, Steve Miller and his children, Devan and Cole, and Mark Miller and wife, Teddi, and their children, Reldy and Ruthie; brother, Sanford White.


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Published in Star-Telegram on Jul. 29, 2020.
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September 18, 2020
Very sorry to hear of his passing. Byron was a dear friend to my parents, Bob and Beth Stapleton. They were students, together, at Baylor, and Byron and Dad were WW2 veterans. He loved telling that he introduced Mom and Dad to each other. Oh, and my dad told so many funny stories of their shenanigans, including Byron hoisting a live camel onto
the roof of the newly built Armstrong-Browning Library at Christmastime!
Their friendship lasted a lifetime. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

-Anne Stapleton Skrabanek
Anne Skrabanek
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August 16, 2020
Byron was my friend about 50 years. He was one of the nicest men I have ever met. Knowing Byron made my life better.
Steve Cunningham
Friend
July 29, 2020
Byron was one of the kindest men I've met. My mother lives in the same Senior Center as Byron did for the past year and a half. There were four of them that would sit together at lunch or for activities. He had a great smile. He was such the gentleman. He would help the women with their chairs as they sat down, and then unfold their napkin for them. It was the sweetest thing to watch. We were blessed to have known him. Rest in peace, Byron. We'll miss you.
Sherri Farrill
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