Dr. Charles R. White, 84, of Oakland City passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton.
Charles was born on November 28, 1929 in Oakland City to Luther and Agnes (Herbert) White, both deceased.
He had lived in Alaska coming back and forth to
Indiana and Illinois before settling in Oakland City. Charles taught
psychology, later became an Educational Superintendent and also served as
Director of SIEC. He was a Master Gardener in Indiana and Alaska and also grew
strawberries as a U-pick business in Oakland City. He was a member of the
Oakland City Kiwanis and Lions Clubs, and a member of the General Baptist
Church of Oakland City, where he served in many positions.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn White; daughter, Rene (Cal) Johnson of Dillingham, Alaska; son Quentin (Tami) White of Oakland City; 2 sisters, Joyce Harbison and Janey Burch; 3 grandchildren, Matthew A. White, Tyler White and Kalie Rae White.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Dale A. White.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, officiated by Rev. John Sloan. Burial will be at the Augusta Cemetery in Oakland City.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home.