William Daniel “Dan” White
2nd Timothy 4-7: “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, and I have kept the faith.”
William Daniel “Dan” White, 53, Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord, Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Donel Ray and Wanda Jean Garland White.
Dan was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended East Tennessee State University. Dan was a lifetime member of the Carter County Rescue Squad. He was employed in the HVAC Department at East Tennessee State University. He was a member of the Fountain of Life Church.
Dan loved riding his motorcycle, playing golf, fishing and throwing rocks in the river with his kids.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Lunah White, and a nephew, Donel Ray White III.
Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Lisa Blevins White; his daughter, Danielle Bo White; his son, Jack Daniel White, of the home; his sister, Teresa Simmons and her husband Darrell; his brother, Donal Ray White II and Leann Green, Pawleys Island, S.C.; his aunts, Joyce Julian and JoAnn Garland of Elizabethton; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; his father and mother-in-law, Arthur and Helen Blevins; and his sister and brother-in-law, Rick and Denise Norris.
Funeral services for Mr. White will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Vic Young officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday, June 2, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:40 p.m. Monday, will be Anthony Baskett, Travis Royston, Dan Jenkins, Mike Bales, David Greene, Jay Frazier, Sam Taylor and members of the Carter County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Dan led a casual lifestyle and casual dress is requested. When attending funerals Dan would wear cargo shorts if he knew the person. Feel free to follow his example. Motorcycles are welcome in honor of his love of the pastime. Condolences to the White family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.