Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

November 27, 2012

R. Victor White 1933-2012

MOREHEAD — R. Victor White, 79, of U.S. 60 East, Morehead, passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 24, 2012, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland after an illness of several weeks.

He was born in Rowan County, on Jan. 4, 1933, to the late Ray Lee White and Ethel Mae Hall White.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Fortune White, and a sister, Ruth Smith.

Victor was a well-known and respected community leader and businessman, who along with other citizens and businessmen were instrumental in fundraising to establish St. Claire Regional Medical Center.

A fourth-generation lumberman, he owned and operated the Ray L. White and Sons Lumber Co. in Morehead for many years. He was a 1952 graduate of Morehead High School, a graduate of the National Hardwood Lumber Association School in Memphis, Tenn., a former member of the Morehead Jaycees and a member of Morehead Masonic Lodge 654.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Morehead and was a believer in Jesus Christ as his personal Savior.

Survivors include his wife, Lyda Sluss White, whom he married on May 8, 1953; a son, Roy Allen White of Morehead; a daughter, Virginia Ann White Klaus and her husband, Jay Fredric Klaus, of Burke, Va.; a brother, Harold White of Morehead; two sisters, Becky Carter of Morehead and Aileen Moore of Vanceburg; five grandchildren, Rachel McKenzie Klaus, Christian Jay Klaus, Nora Lynn White, Elizabeth Ann Tolentino and Scarlett Elaine White; and two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth K. Tolentino and Pheobe Jean Fuggit.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home in Morehead by the Rev. Don Mantooth. Burial will be in Lee Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Roy White, Richard White, Mike White, Gene David White, Jay Klaus and Joe Carter. Honorary pallbearers will be Elaine White, Rachel Klaus, Lynn White, Ann Tolentino, Pheobe Fuggit, Elizabeth Tolentino and Christian Klaus.

Condolences may be sent to lanestuckygray.com.

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