Posted: Sun 5:05 PM, Nov 11, 2012
William “Bill” David White, 62 of St. Marys, WV, suddenly passed away at the Memorial Campus of Camden Clark Hospital November 10, 2012 as a result of a heart attack. He was born August 1, 1950 in Marlinton, Pocahontas County, WV, a son of the late John V. White and Mary (Elder) White of St. Marys.
Bill was a Principal for the Ritchie County Board of Education for 14 years. He then worked 23 years for the Frontier Local School District as a Teacher and Technology Coordinator. He was the owner of Mountain Heritage Books, an avid collector of West Virginia heritage books and West Virginia based milk bottles and Coke bottles. Bill enjoyed genealogy and was a huge Mountaineer fan.
Surviving in addition to his mother is his wife of 35 years, Kathleen “Kathy” (Harper) White, daughter Amanda Kay White of St. Marys, brothers: Chuck White and his wife Paulette of Hendersonville, NC and Rick White and his wife LuAnne of Leesburg, VA, sister Patty White of Dayton, OH and numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his sweet little dog Angelina and granddog Emma Lu.
Funeral services will be Wednesday 2PM at the Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville with Pastors Rick Brown and Karen Brown officiating. Interment will follow at the Harrisville IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday 2-8PM.
Bill’s family would like to acknowledge that he gave the gift of life. Bill was an eye and tissue donor. His willingness to share will greatly help someone in need.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ritchie County Educational Trust 134 S. Penn Ave Harrisville, WV 26362.
Online guests may send condolences to the family by visiting www.McCulloughRaiguel.com.