Elmer White Jr., of Fort Gay

Elmer White Jr., 50, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Tuesday; May 15, 2012 at his home. Born July 14, 1961 at Naugatuck, WV; he was the son of Gladys Perry Shadd of Naugatuck, WV and the late Elmer White Sr. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by 2 sisters Gladys Irene Dempsey and Liddie Marie White, and his maternal grandparents Harve and Lydia Perry. Elmer was a retired coal miner and an avid hunter and fisherman. Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife Penny Clay White of Fort Gay, WV; 1 son William (Rebecca) White of Fort Hood, TX; 2 daughters Lisa (Chris) Keesee and Melissa (James) Cook both of Louisa, KY; 4 brothers James White of Charleston, WV, Richard (Darlene) White of Naugatuck, WV, Russell (Nettie) White of Delbarton, WV, and David (Lisa) White of Naugatuck, WV; 4 sisters Sarah (Clyde) Lackey of Lenore, WV, Mary Hinkle of Jennies Creek, WV, Melissa (Timmy) Jones and Carolyn (Brad) Baize both of Naugatuck, WV; his grandchildren Kaitlyn, Jacob, Raylan, Jonathan, and Aidan. Also surviving is a host of nieces, nephews, other family, and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Friday; May 18, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. from the Victory Christian Center at Lenore, WV with Pastor Terry Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in the Maynard Cemetery on Big Branch at Naugatuck, WV with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. Thursday at the Victory Christian Center with special services at 7:00 P.M.