Home | Subscriptions | Classifieds | Submit News | Contact | Links | Jennings County Living
North Vernon Plain Dealer Sun | North Vernon, IN
"It Shines for All!"North Vernon, IndianaLocally Owned and Operated Since 1862
North Vernon, Indiana, weather forecast
weather sponsored by

Garlitch

OBITUARIES
December 9, 2018

12/5/2018 1:15:00 PM
John James White II, 76, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home
John James White II
+ click to enlarge
John James White II

John James "J.J." White II, 76, of North Vernon died at 5:45 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018, at his residence.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Mr. White, a veteran of the U.S. Army, graduated from Rockford East High School in Rockford, Illinois in 1959 and later graduated as valedictorian from the Virginia Military Institute in 1963 where he was also a member of the football, swim, and wrestling teams. He then graduated from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois with a Master's Degree in science chemistry and from the University of Michigan with a Master's Degree in business. Mr. White worked as the executive director of Product Planning for Cummins Engine Company for 30 years before retiring in 2001. He was a member of the Museum of the Rockies, the American Legion, the V.F.W., The Society of Automotive Engineering, and Columbus Adult Recreation as well as a former member of the Columbus Sports Car Club. He enjoyed playing hockey and indoor and outdoor soccer.

Born February 8, 1941, in Bozeman, Montana, Mr. White was the son of Allen Thomas "Tom" and Bernice "Babe" Brandon White. He married Marsha Smiley June 7, 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada and she survives.

Other survivors include a son, Kevin White of Nashville; daughter, Allison (James) Risch of Amity; sister, Tracy (Dr. Greg) Messina of Rockford, Illinois; grandchild, Chelsea Tanner of Amity; and mother of his children, Carolyn Pitt of Bonita Springs, Florida.

Mr. White was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Allen Brandon White.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the Museum of the Rockies or to the American Cancer Society.





Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search


Subscription Login
LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE

2018 Community Events
House Web Advertising

CouponsReportsLife
ONTVtoday Banner

© 2012 North Vernon Plain Dealer and Sun
PO Box 988, 528 East O&M Ave
North Vernon, IN 47265
Telephone 812.346.3973
All images on this site are property of the North Vernon Plain Dealer and Sun and may not be reproduced without consent of the publisher.

Software © 1998-2018 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved