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Harvey White Jr.

November 9, 2012

  Harvey White Jr, 83, of Quincy died at 9:44 p.m. Friday (November 9, 2012) in his home.

  Born January 18, 1929 in Grenada, Mississippi, Harvey was the son of Harve and Beatrice Petty White.

   Harvey served his country in the Korean Conflict receiving several medals.  He enjoyed fishing, mushrooming, gardening, hunting, especially coon hunting.  He also loved spending time with his grandchildren and driving through the city parks.

   Harvey worked at Electric Wheel Division of Firestone for over 30 years retiring in 1983.

   Survivors include a daughter Robin McChristy and one son William Harvey White both of Quincy; two grandchildren Ryan McChristy and Rhea McChristy both of Quincy; three great grandchildren Bailey McChristy, Tyson McChristy and Evan Wakefield all of Quincy.  Also surviving are many loving nieces and nephews.

   Mr. White was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers J.W. White, James R. White, Arlee White, J.C. White, an infant brother C.W. White; three sisters Bernice Cole, Vastie Anthony and an infant sister Joyce White.

   Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery with full military honors by Quincy American Legion Post No. 37

   Visitation will be held Tuesday afternoon from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Great Grandchildren's Education Fund.

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