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Douglas White, 94, Taylor Co., KY (1921-2015)

He was awarded three Bronze Stars and the Good Conduct Medal as he served in Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe during WWII and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant in the United States Army. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Soule Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a native of Taylor County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was the widower of Edna Shreve White, his wife of 68 years. He leaves nine direct living descendants.
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Douglas White of Campbellsville, KY. died at 7:05pmET, Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Campbellsville. Age: 94.

Funeral Service will be at 10amCT,/11amET, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. John Loy and Rev. Travis Keltner. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


Douglas White, 94, Taylor Co., KY (1921-2015)


He was the son of the late George W. White and Grace Hosmer White. He was born Monday, March 7, 1921, in Bell County, Kentucky. He died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 94 years, one months, and 28 days. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Soule Chapel United Methodist Church.

He was a retired farmer and was awarded the American Dairyman award.

He was awarded three Bronze Stars and the Good Conduct Medal as he served in Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe during WWII and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant in the United States Army. He united in marriage to Edna Shreve October 25, 1947. She preceded him in death November 4, 2011.

He is survived by the following:
  • One son: Danny White of Campbellsville, KY

  • One son-in-law: Fred Phillips of Midland, Texas

  • Three granddaughters: Michelle Cockrell and husband, Kip of Weatherford, Texas; Danielle Bedingfield and husband, Jeremy of Midland, Texas; and Amber Ervin of Brownwood, Texas

  • Five great-grandchildren: Jonathan Bedingfield, Kymberly Bedingfield, Hunter Cockrell, Kaden Cockrell and Isabella Ervin

  • One sister: Ann White Tucker of Horse Cave, KY

  • Special cousin: Nolan Gilpin Jr.

  • Special friend: Buford Wilson of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jane White Phillips January 28, 2015 and two brothers, Donald Hosmer White and George L. "Jiggs" White May 15, 2011.

Send a condolence to the family of Douglas White

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

The family requests expressions of sympahty be donations to the Gideon Bibles and may be made at the funeral home.


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