Andrew White of Sullivan

Andrew “Bud” White, 73, of Sullivan went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, June 21. After a battle with cancer, he passed away at his home surrounded by family and friends. Born in Logan, WV on November 13, 1938 to Andrew and Ava (nee Ellis) White, Andrew grew up in Wayne County, WV. In 1957, he moved to OH and settled in Sullivan in 1972. Andrew worked at the Ford Motor Company in Brook Park, OH, retiring as general foreman. A devoted servant of the Lord, Andrew served as deacon of Pleasant View Church for many years; he was a lifetime farmer and avid fisherman.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Eloise (nee Maynard) White; and two sons, Dana (Tammy Lyn) of Sullivan and Darren (Tammy Marie) of Ashland; grandchildren: Michelle White, Rachel Motter (Christian), Dillon White, Darren White II, Spencer White and Hannah White. He is also survived by five brothers, Freelan White of Sullivan, Tenis (Gail) White of Wellington, Raymond (Marjetta) White of Wakeman, Tommy (Julia) White of Wayne, WV and Don (Sharon)White of Dunlow, WV and six sisters, Myrtle Thompson of Fort Gay, WV, Sue (Garland) Wilson of Ocala, FL, Brenda (Charles) Jarvis of Rittman, Shirley (Norman) Maynard of Wayne, WV, Karen (Herman) Williamson of Dunlow, WV, and Lois (Ronnie) Little of Crum, WV. Andrew was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Ava White, two brothers, Robert White and Billy Jo White and a granddaughter, Treasure White.
Family and friends will be received Sunday, June 24 from 3p.m. until evening service at 6 pm in the Pleasant View Church, 3589 Beat Rd. Litchfield, OH; funeral service will be in the church on Monday June 25 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Larry Newsome officiating. Burial will follow at the Sullivan Township Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Blackburn Duke Funeral Home, Grafton. On line condolences may be made at www.blackburnfuneralhome.com