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William ‘Bill’ White

November 12, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

William "Bill" David White, 62, of St. Marys, W.Va., suddenly passed away at the Memorial Campus of Camden Clark Medical Center on Nov. 10, 2012, as a result of a heart attack.

He was born Aug. 1, 1950, in Marlinton, Pocahontas County, W.Va., a son of the late John V. White and Mary (Elder) White of St. Marys.

Bill was a principal for the Ritchie County Board of Education for 14 years. He then worked 23 years for Frontier Local School District as a teacher and technology coordinator. He was the owner of Mountain Heritage Books, an avid collector of West Virginia heritage books and West Virginia-based milk bottles and Coke bottles. Bill enjoyed genealogy and was a huge Mountaineer fan.

Surviving in addition to his mother, is his wife of 35 years, Kathleen "Kathy" (Harper) White; daughter, Amanda Kay White of St. Marys; brothers, Chuck White and his wife, Paulette, of Hendersonville, N.C., and Rick White and his wife, LuAnne, of Leesburg, Va.; sister, Patty White of Dayton, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his sweet little dog, Angelina; and granddog, Emma Lu.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, with Pastors Rick Brown and Karen Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Harrisville IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Bill's family would like to acknowledge that he gave the gift of life. Bill was an eye and tissue donor. His willingness to share will greatly help someone in need.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ritchie County Educational Trust, 134 S. Penn Ave., Harrisville, WV 26362.

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