James Paul White
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.