Bernard B. White, 92, of Carthage, TX, passed away on Monday evening, Feb. 8, 2021, in Carthage. He was born on Feb. 1, 1929, in Mt. Pleasant, TX to the late Morris S. and Josie Moore White. Mr. …
Bernard B. White, 92, of Carthage, TX, passed away on Monday evening, Feb. 8, 2021, in Carthage. He was born on Feb. 1, 1929, in Mt. Pleasant, TX to the late Morris S. and Josie Moore White. Mr. White graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School with the class of 1947 and attended Texas State Teacher’s College in Commerce. He married Dorothy Marie Howell on Aug. 11, 1951, in Bellville, IL and they celebrated 67 years together before she preceded him in death on Jan. 7, 2019. Mr. White served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War from 1950-1954 at which time he was honorably discharged. He worked as a Wireline Engineer for Welex, a division of Haliburton, until his retirement. Bernard was a ham radio operator, enjoyed fishing and camping, and was a member of the Avion Trailer Club. Mr. White moved to Carthage in 2013, from Katy, TX where he had lived for 34 years. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. White was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Renee Forman and his brothers, Bob, Dean, and Gene White.
He is survived by his children, Dennis White and wife Donna of Roanoke, TX, Bernice Gipson and husband Ken of Fritch, TX, Beverly Goodman and husband Steve of Carthage, TX, and Donald White and wife Amy of Cibolo, TX; sister-in-law, Bettye Wilson and husband John of Mt. Pleasant; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends also survive Mr. White.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff and nurses at Winkler Place and at UT Health Carthage for the loving care provided to Mr. White.
A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at Restland Memorial Park with Rev. David Mark White officiating. The family will receive friends after 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home prior to the graveside service.
Honorary pallbearers will be Micah Cobb, Cody Allen, Ben Goodman, David White, Parker White, and Jerod Gordon.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
A guestbook may be signed online at www.jimerson-lipsey.com.