Alex R. White
Alex R. White
  • January 14, 1979 - December 9, 2017
  • Millstadt, Illinois

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Alex R. White, 38, of Millstadt, IL, born January 14, 1979 in Belleville, passed away December 9, 2017 in St. Louis, MO.

Alex, better known as "the hammer" by his buddies, worked in the construction field and was a member of Laborer's Local 459 in Belleville. He earned an Associate's Degree from Southwestern Illinois College. In his free time, he loved to hunt ducks, geese and deer as well as spending time at the Clubhouse. Alex enjoyed playing the drums, explosives, and karate. all things that made him happiest when sharing all of this with his boys.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis J. White; and his grandparents, John and Juanita Klee.

Surviving is his loving wife, Molly A., nee Buck, White; two sons, Jack White and Mitchell White; his parents, Sandy and Roger Lewis; a brother, Sean (Meagan) Lewis; a sister, Morgan (Joey) Teague; his mother-in-law, Corea Buck; and a very special uncle, John (Kitty) Klee; as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials are requested to an Educational Fund set up for his sons, Jack and Mitchell. Condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, 3412 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home. Interment will be in Valhalla Gardens of Memory.