BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Reverend George Henry White, Sr., age 94, of Bowling Green, KY, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY. The Muhlenberg County native joined Loving Union Church at an early age, and later joined the Eleventh Street Baptist Church, were he was honored as the "Oldest Father" in 2010 and 2012. He served in the United States Army at the rank of Sargent, retired from KY Tire Exchange after 20 years of service and served as pastor for both, New Salem Baptist Church (20 years) and Icy Sink Baptist Church (23 years). Also, he provided dedicated service to the Liberty District Ministers Council (1998) and was awarded, "20 Years Appreciation of Service - Icy Sink Baptist Church", by the Liberty District Minister Council in 2009. He enjoyed baseball, but loved God and church.
Reverend White was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Whitney White; his parents, Henry White and Hallie Tucker White; sister, Sarah Williams; and brothers, Willie B. White, Roland White, Excell White, Harold White, Charles White and Wells White.
Reverend White is survived by his children, Kimberly (Brian Keith) Lightfoot of Bowling Green, KY and George H. White, Jr (Michelle) of Dayton, OH; grandchildren, Micah, Katara, Brian Jr, George H. White, III, George Anthony , Nicholas, Ja'vier and Denay; great grandchildren, Naylah and George H. White, IV; and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on February 3, 2013 from 04:00PM - 08:00PM with funeral service on February 4, 2013 at 12:00PM at the Eleventh Street Baptist Church.
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