Jerry Eugene White, 80, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away May 1, 2020. He was born September 29, 1939, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Clyde White and Catherine (Morris) White. Jerry attended Gerstmeyer High School and served in the United States Air Force. He followed in his father’s footsteps and worked as a Chemical Operator for Commercial Solvents, and retired from there after 33 years. He enjoyed bowling, archery, racing his Harley motorcycle, fishing, hunting, gardening, camping with family and friends, deep sea fishing in Florida where he enjoyed visiting in the winter, and a special trip to Canada to fish with his buddies. After taking early retirement, he enjoyed learning how to do woodwork and started a small woodcraft business. He was an avid follower of NASCAR and a member of the Murdoch Racing Club.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Charlotte (Horner) White and his sister-law Sandie Edwards, brother-in-laws: Larry Horner and Robin, Jerry (Lori) Horner, Terry (Donna) Horner. Nieces and nephews: Mike White, Steve White, Terry White, Marty White, Stan Horner, Karyl Landsverk, Joyce Horner, Angela (Horner) Meadows, Robert (Edwards) Bohnert, Krystal (Edwards) Short, Terri (Horner) Gosnell, Jim Horner, Rachel (Horner) Watkins, Wes Horner, Brandi (Horner) Sereno, Crickett (Horner) Clevenger, and Ben Horner, and several great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother James White. Private burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.
We especially thank our family, friends, and Farmers Chapel for their prayers and thoughtfulness during his battles with cancer. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your church or favorite charity. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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