Samuel Gary White, 75, of Owensboro passed away on Friday, March 17, 2023 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born April 22, 1947 in Daviess County, Kentucky to the late Ward and Theda Karney White. Sam retired from Field Packing Company where he worked as a truck driver and was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. He was an active outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially with his friends and loved ones. He loved watching all sports, particularly college football and basketball. Anyone who knew him knows his loyalty and dedication to the University of Kentucky Wildcats. He truly bled blue.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Randall White; his sisters, Betsy Kessinger and Kaye Butts; and sisters-in-law, Ruth White and Sandy White.
Survivors include his daughters Kelly (Philip) Thompson and Kathy (Scott) Warren; grandchildren Ashley (Mick) Roach, Zach (Anna) Thompson, Haley Thompson, Jacob Warren, Lindsey Warren, and Allie Warren; great-grandchildren, Lexie Hardison and Jonah Roach; brother Denny White; stepson, Robby Riggs; several nieces and nephews; and many lifelong friends.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at James H. Davis Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation is from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 and from 9:00 a.m. until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, #1 Sportsman Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601.