Larry “Ray” White, 63 of Union, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.


He was born in Wheeling, Dec. 1, 1950 to Joe and Beulah Maxine (Campbell) White.


He attended Oatsville, Union and Petersburg schools. Ray also served in the Vietnam War in 1970 – 1971. He was a truck driver for Randall Cannon Trucking of Petersburg, Larry Kessler Trucking of Daylight, Tichenor Trucking of Princeton and Gibco Trucking of Evansville.


He married Brenda Lee Deweese July 4, 1983 in Glezen, Indiana, they had one daughter, Robin Nicole White.


Ray is survived by his mother, Beulah Maxine White of Union; a daughter, Robin Nicole White of Owensville; two step-sons, Michael Joe Abell and Timothy Lee Abell of Princeton; and by choice a willing non-biological daughter, Korri Jean Walther of Owensville; a twin sister, Helen Kay Reneer of Union; a brother, Michael (Jenna) White of Union; a sister-in-law, Dian White of Seneca, Ill.; two grandchildren, Gage Ray Lee White and Jaylin Jo Nicole Brown of Owensville;  11 step-grandchildren and four great step-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Lee Deweese in 2003; his father, Joe White in 1993; a brother, Daniel Joe White in 2006; a sister, Nancy Lou White in 1953; a brother-in-law, Bill Reneer in 2014; and grandparents, Warner and Sarah Campbell and Azel and Helen White.


Ray had several special friends and relatives. He loved to go to the Sullivan Grocery and Diner in Union.  Ray will be sadly missed, but will live in our hearts and memories forever.


Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Wayne Rowland and Rev. Bob Douglas officiating.  Burial will follow at Union Community Cemetery in Union.


Visitation will be from 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home.  Military rites will be provided by retired military veterans.