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Phillip Alexander White

November 24, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Phillip Alexander White, 74, of Parkersburg, died on Nov. 21, 2012, at his home.

He was born Sept. 14, 1938 in Mercer County, W.Va., to the late Modoc and Allison (Hedrick) White. Phillip attended Grace Gospel Church when he was physically able. He attended Concord College and McClain's Business College. He worked for Gibraltar Mausoleum at Sunset Memory Gardens for his entire working career. He was a past president of West Virginia Cemetery Association for several years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time at his farm in Wirt County. He liked watching NASCAR and golf. He loved his family dearly.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Demma (Comer) White; two children, Van Steven White (Tammy) of Parkersburg and Jeanine (White) Spencer of Richwood, W.Va.; five grandchildren, Breanna Shahan (Tyson), Allison Spencer, Sarah Spencer, Alex White and William Bell; three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Trystan and Adelaide; one brother, Modock White (Joan) of Harlingen, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Roger Benson officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service from 3-4 p.m. Sunday.

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