David Mur­ray White

The State - - Obituaries -

LEX­ING­TON – A Ser­vice of Wit­ness to the Res­ur­rec­tion for David Mur­ray White, 94, of Lex­ing­ton, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, 2018 at the Columbia Pres­by­te­rian Com­mu­nity of South Carolina.

Mr. White was born in Hunt­ing­don, Que­bec, Canada on March 30, 1924 on a dairy farm and passed away Tues­day, Novem­ber 6, 2018 at Parkridge Hos­pi­tal. He was the son, the mid­dle child, of the late Wil­liam Arthur and Eva Eliz­a­beth Mur­ray White. He was a vet­eran of the Cana­dian Air Force and served over­seas in the UK dur­ing WWII. In his forty­four year busi­ness ca­reer, he served in hu­man re­sources and man­u­fac­tur­ing man­age­ment. Al­though he re­ceived a Pres­i­den­tial Com­men­da­tion from Pres­i­dent Ger­ald R. Ford for his work with the Na­tional Al­liance of Busi­ness­men, his great­est achieve­ment was the countless num­ber of younger pro­tégés he men­tored. Many of whom be­came like fam­ily.

He is sur­vived by his wife of 62 years, Eliz­a­beth Fair­ley White of Lex­ing­ton; daugh­ter, Cyn­thia E. Van­der­berry of Madi­son, MS; son, John D. White (Jenifer) of Cayce and five grand­chil­dren, Cameron, Lo­gan, Katie, Lyza, and Kelsy. He was proud of his fam­ily and, par­tic­u­larly, of his grand­chil­dren.

Elm­wood Fu­neral Home and Cre­ma­tion Ser­vices is as­sist­ing the fam­ily with ar­range­ments. In lieu of flow­ers, memo­ri­als may be made to the Pres­by­te­rian Com­mu­nity of South Carolina in Columbia, 700 DaVega Dr., Lex­ing­ton, SC 29073.


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