James Paul White

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James Paul White, age 76, of Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD, passed away on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 11, 2016. Born in Ch­e­sa­peake City on De­cem­ber 19, 1939, he was the son of the late Paul White, and the late Mada­lyn Allen Price White Benson and Lee Benson.

Mr. White was a vet­eran of the Delaware Army Na­tional Guard and U.S. Army Re­serve 109th Ord­nance Bat­tal­ion. He had worked for In­ter­state United Com­pany, Chicago, IL, Gen­eral Mo­tors Cor­po­ra­tion, Wilm­ing­ton, DE, and Gen­eral Foods, Dover, DE. Mr. White re­tired from the Chrysler Cor­po­ra­tion, Ne­wark, DE, as food ser­vice man­ager. He was a Master Ma­son of Ce­cil Lodge #125 and Union Lodge #48 AF&AM Ma­sonic Lodge, Elk­ton. Other mem­ber­ships in­cluded Scot­tish Rite Delaware Con­sis­tory Kent/ Es­sex, and a life mem­ber of Ch­e­sa­peake City Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany. Mr. White was a de­voted hus­band, fa­ther and grand­fa­ther. An avid out­doors­man, he en­joyed hunt­ing, boat­ing and fish­ing. He also en­joyed lis­ten­ing to blue­grass and clas­sic coun­try mu­sic, watch­ing the Ori­oles and Ravens, and play­ing cards with fam­ily and friends. He loved a good joke and al­ways en­joyed mak­ing peo­ple laugh.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife, Carol Joanne Schofield White; chil­dren, James P. White, II and wife, Pamela, Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD, and Lori A. Combs and hus­band, Scott, Kern­ersville, NC; and grand­sons, Lo­gan Combs, Ryan Combs and Chase White.

Visi­ta­tion will be held from 6 p.m. un­til 8 p.m., Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 15, 2016, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stock­ton Street, Elk­ton, MD. Funeral ser­vice will be­gin at 10 a.m., Fri­day, De­cem­ber 16, at the funeral home, with visi­ta­tion be­gin­ning at 9 a.m. In­ter­ment with mil­i­tary hon­ors will be in Bethel Ceme­tery, Ch­e­sa­peake City.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Ch­e­sa­peake City, P.O. Box 299, Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD 21915.


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