James Marcel "Marty" White
1942 - 2021
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory
494 East Plaza Drive Hwy 150
Mooresville, NC
James Marcel "Marty" White

July 20, 1942 - July 23, 2021

James Marcel "Marty" White, 79, of Mooresville, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, July 23, 2021, at Gordon Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born July 20, 1942, in Mooresville, to the late James and Katherine Sloop White. Marty was a 1960 graduate of Mooresville High School, and a 1964 graduate of Catawba College. He was retired from Burlington Industries. Marty had a superb work ethic; almost always balancing two jobs. It was not uncommon for him to work a 60+ hour work week until 2016. He was a member of Fieldstone Presbyterian Church, in Mooresville, where he served as a deacon. Marty was a former member of the Spinning Moors Square Dance Club. He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed watching television, playing cards, shooting pool, and visiting and talking with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepgranddaughter.

He is survived by his daughter, Kathy Cavin and husband, Lee, Christel Ruttens and family; a Belgian foreign exchange student who lived with the White family during the 1988 to 1989 school year; stepsons, Chuck Mayhew, Buster Mayhew; stepdaughter, Vickie Ivester; brother, Terry White and wife, Judy; niece, Emilee Lindsay and husband, Rich; stepnephew, Keith Morrow and wife, Rachel; four great-nephews; four step grandchildren; and numerous stepgreat-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, July 25, at Heritage House of Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, with Pastor Inger Manchester officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service until 6 p.m.

Memorials may be made to March of Dimes, Donations, P.O. Box 18819, Atlanta, GA 31126; or Fieldstone Presbyterian Church, 804 Fieldstone Rd., Mooresville, NC 28115.

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Published by Mooresville Tribune on Jul. 25, 2021.
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Cathy and family, praying for you during this time of loss. May God bless and comfort you.
Joe & Susan Sloan Fox
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