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“I am so sorry to hear about John. Please know that if y'all need anything I am here. Love you guys. Praying for y'all ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Angela Lail - Morganton, NC

“I am at a loss for words. May you find peace in that he has found his! I feel stronger for having known John. He is a strong beautiful being of...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Christine Goralczyk - Cruso, NC

“Martha I'm devastated as I'm sure you are...john was like a brother to me and marc he was mom and dad's child as we were yours too growing up I was...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Jimmy Russo - Statesville, NC

“Martha,So very sorry to hear about John. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Kimberly McCarter - Charlotte, NC

“Martha, we wish you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort during your time of pain and peace and love in the memories you cherish. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Tom & Dana Marr - Purcellville, VA

“Martha, our deepest condolences for the loss of your son. Condolences to the family and friends who were part of his short life. Forever, Barb and...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Svetlick - Albuquerque, NM

“I am so sorry for your loss Martha! Remembering you, Nancy and your Mom in my prayers! May God's love give you comfort. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Pam Lowman

“I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you all at this very sad time. Lucinda M. Watson ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Lucinda Watson - Huntsville, TX

“I only knew John for a short few months when my department at work merged with his department. I knew from the very first day that he was an amazing...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Kimberly Adams - Waynesville, NC

“So sad to see another battle lost. Prayers to family and those that knew him. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Sue McCafferty - Edgewater, FL

“I am so sorry to hear about John. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Chancey (Lail) Stalnaker - NC

“So sorry for the loss of John. We had many conversations on our porch while John was at Rusty's House. He had a big heart. He picked and brought us...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Shirley and Danny Moody - NC

“I do not know what to say. I am just so sorry. I love youall. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Ann Marr - Leicester, NC - Family


Mr. John Robert White, 34, of Waynesville, NC, formally of Rutherford College, passed away on Tuesday October 29, 2019 after a brief illness.
John was born May 10, 1985 in Burke County, a son of Martha Maynor White and the late Dr. Emmett R. White, Sr. He was a graduate of East Burke High School , attended Campbell University and employed with Haywood Vocational Opportunities.
In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a brother, Matthew White.
Surviving are his mother, Martha Maynor White of Rutherford College, brother, Royce White and wife Gina of Niceville, Fla., sisters, Beverly Byrne and husband Pat of Niceville, Fla. and Millie Rothrock and husband Neil of Wytheville, Va.. Also surviving are his grandmother, Gladys Maynor and aunt, Nancy Maynor both of Rutherford College and special friend, Rachael Perlin of Waynesville, NC.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 A.M. Saturday November 2, 2019 at Heritage Funeral Service, Valdese. A Graveside Service will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Rusty's House at 512 Walker Rd. Waynesville, NC 28786 for the JW House in memory of John White.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservice.com.

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