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Roland Leo White, Sr.

March 19, 1938 ~ October 11, 2019 (age 81)

Roland Leo White Sr., age 81 of Chadbourn, peacefully went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Whiteville.

Born in 1938 on March 19th, he was the son of the late Armige Leon White and Annie Helen Caines White.  Along with his parents, Mr. White was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary Josephine “Jo” Skipper White who preceded him on January 26, 2019.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, Herbert Leon White and a great-granddaughter, Raven Alexandrea White.

He was employed by National Spinning in Whiteville for 43 years, retiring in 2000. 

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 14, 2019, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Chris Inman, Reverend Russel Long and Kenneth Ray Skipper officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  

The family will receive friends 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn.

Survivors include three sons, Roland Leo White, Jr. (Teresa), Keith Sherman White (Cynthia) and Joey Chris White all of Chadbourn; a sister, Jeanette White Harwood of Whiteville; grandchildren, Donnie Griffin, Brandon White, Timothy Griffin, Samantha Williamson and Chris White; great-grandchildren, Alisia, Raven, Hailey, Savannah, Ava, Tylee, Jacob, Aiden, Isabella, Jaxon, Anna, Seth, Samuel and Aaron.
The family would like to thank Dawn Priest and Lisa Watts of Lower Cape Fear Hospice and the staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice Angel House in Whiteville for their loving care provided to our Father during his illness. 

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 473 Midway Drive, Whiteville, NC 28472 or to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472.


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