William Roy White Jr.

Published 2:16 pm Friday, January 6, 2023

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William Roy White Jr., 68, of Cooleemee, NC departed this world on Dec. 28, 2022 from his home in Davie County.

William was born on Aug. 23, 1954, in Essex, England, son of the late William Roy White Sr., and Tenese Cynthia (Poole-Adams) White. In addition to his mother and father, William was preceded in death by: his wife, Rita Faye (Prevette) White; and his sister, Hayley Elder.

In life, William graduated from high school in Rock Hill, S.C. He honored his country and served in the United States Army. Later, he chose a career in Public Utilities where he worked as a Water Plant Operator. William worked for the City of Charlotte for 31 years until he retired in 2011. He loved animals, motorcycles, and giving back to the world. William was a very peaceful person that enjoyed traveling and long walks in nature.

William leaves behind to cherish his memory: a daughter, Lily White of Cooleemee; a sister, Sandy Hill of Monroe; a nephew, Phillip White; and nieces, Jennifer and Mandy.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, are honored to serve the family.