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Obituary: James Louis White, 84, Taylor Co., KY

He was a highly regarded citizen of Campbellsville, KY, a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a retired employee of Tennessee Gas Transmission. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a passionate traveler who had visited all 50 states, and was an enthusiastic pilot, who flew his Piper Comanche 7153P from the Campbellsville-Taylor Co. Airport.

James Louis White, 84, of Campbellsville, KY died at 6:30pmET, Thursday, November 18, 2010 in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 2pmET/1pmCT, Sunday, November 21, 2010 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Ron Young. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, West Main ST, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers: Richard Neil Corbin, Mac Hill, Thomas R. McMahan, Buddy Moore, Landon Moore, and Rodney White.

Honorary pallbearers: Upper Room Sunday Class of First United Methodist Church.

James Louis White, Taylor Co., KY (1926-2010)

James Louis White of Campbellsville, son of the late Omer White and Lottie Bell Phillips White, was born November 18, 1926 in Taylor Co., KY. He died at 6:30pmCT., Thursday, November 18, 2010 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 84 years.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

He was a retired employee of Tennessee Gas Transmission.

He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army.

In retirement, he pursued his passion for travel and was proud to have visited all fifty states.

He also had a love of flying small winged aircraft at the Campbellsville-Taylor County Airport, especially his Piper Commanche 7153P.

He united in marriage to Mildred Matthews April 10, 1947. Besides his wife, Mildred M. White of Campbellsville, he is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Connie Gayle White and Dr. David B. Webster of Frankfort, KY

  • A step granddaughter: Kimberlyn Headley and husband, H. Price Headley, III of Lexington, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a son, James Michael White, November 25, 1967; one brother and two sisters, Thomas White, Rosalene White and Louise Borders.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Hospice of Central Kentuckky or First United Methodist Church Building Fund and may be made at the funeral home.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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