Gary Dean White

December 21, 1940 ~ August 29, 2019 (age 78)


Gary Dean White, 78, of Philpot passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at his residence under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born on December 21, 1940 in Pleasant Ridge to the late James Earnest and Winnie Dean Welch White. Gary preached at Church of Christ for 18 years and was retired from Owensboro Heath Regional Hospital where he worked as an Electronic Technician. He enjoyed reading, University of Kentucky basketball, playing cards, especially Canasta.

Along with his parents, Gary is preceded in death by his sisters, Jamie Jones, Dorothy Wigginton, and his brother, James White,

Gary is survived by his wife of 37 years, Karla Marie White, his children, Laurie (Steve) Edmonds, Tina (Ricky) Copeland, his step-son Patrick Jason Kirby, his grandchildren Brittany, David, Justin, McKenzie, Kody, Jason, and 5 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Chris Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tuesday, and again from 9:00 am to 11:00 am Wednesday at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kim and Krystal with Hospice and Palliative Care, and Dr. David Johnson and his staff at Bluegrass Internal Medicine.

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Funeral Service
September 4, 2019

11:00 AM
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home
519 Locust St
Owensboro, KY 42301

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