William "Bill" White '51 May 20, 2020 11:17 AM updated: May 20, 2020 12:37 PM
William C. White passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016 in New Braunfels, Texas after a lengthy illness with his wife, Annette by his side.
Bill was born January 27, 1930 in Houston Texas to parents William Erickson and Grace White of Iowa. He graduated from Lamar High School and Texas A&M majoring in Civil Engineering.
Along with his wife, he is survived by siblings Caryl Ann White of Dallas and Robert E White (Ellen) of Houston. He has three children and two grandchildren. He is also survived by brother in law Reagan Broussard (Sharon) of Dallas, nephew Cameron Broussard (Christine) of Austin and niece Kathryn Broussard of Atlanta, GA. Also surviving are nephew Matt White and his 2 children of Houston and 2 nieces Shannon and Ashley both of the surrounding Hill Country. There are numerous cousins residing in California and Iowa.
Bill enjoyed a great sense of humor and wit and always had a joke or story to share with others. He was a founding member of the New Braunfels Woodcarvers who he carved with locally and elsewhere. He also mentored young students in his later years in his home. He was an avid woodcarver and wood turner. He was a member of The Evening Lions, NB Emmaus Group, and Do Nothing Coffee Club of New Braunfels . He will be sorely missed by those who knew and loved him.
Special thanks to Dr. Randall Jacks and wife Callie for their dedication, friendship and unwavering support provided during Bill’s heavenly journey. To the entire Hill Country Medical staff, especially Miss Beverly, his special nurse and family friend. Thank you to The New Braunfels Wood Carvers, and staffs of Kirkwood Manor, Christus Home Health, physicians and staff of The Kidney Disease Center of New Braunfels and Davita Dialysis staff throughout the past several years . Bill remained positive and determined throughout his many challenges until he went to be with our Lord. Rest in Peace dear Bill.
Memorial service will be held on Friday, May 20 at 11:00 am at First United Methodist Church, New Braunfels with a reception celebration to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of William C. White to American Kidney Foundation (AKF), 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 OR Online to kidney fund.org.
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