George Alfred White, 80, Evansville

George Alfred White, 80, of Evansville and formerly of Princeton, passed away Friday, October 19, 2018, at his home in Evansville.

He was born on September 1, 1938, in Princeton to Vivian and Grace (Sharp) White.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1958 as a paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division, serving in Germany. He was a Brakeman & Conductor for Norfolk Southern Railroad for 25 years, retiring in 1992.

He attended Crossroad Christian Church in Newburgh and in his younger years he attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Princeton. He was a member of U.T.U. Local 490, where he served as President and Secretary/Treasurer.

He is survived by his wife, Edith White of Evansville; children, David White (Mary) of Huntingburg, Roger White (Fiancée, Shari Gesser) of Evansville and Brandon White (Shauna) of Vincennes; stepdaughter, Yvonne Beavin (George) of Evansville; stepson, Brent Miles (Terri) of Newburgh; 10 grandchildren, Ashton, Auston, Samuel and Cameron White, Kristal Whitmer, Damien and Kayla Miles, Scott Spencer and Daniel and Robert Beavin; seven great-grandchildren, Astrid, Aubry, Raiden, Brayden, Aubree, Cain and Aiden; three nieces; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and four sisters.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018, at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton. There will be no burial.

Visitation will be from 10 am until service time on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Evansville Rescue Mission, 500 East Walnut St., Evansville, IN 47713. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. 

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