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 John Creston White

John Creston White

Birth
Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA
Death 9 Aug 2012 (aged 92)
Lake Mills, Winnebago County, Iowa, USA
Burial Fillmore County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 101025525 · View Source
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John Creston White was born on September 11. 1919 near Corinth, Mississippi to Anna C. and Benjamin F. White. In 1921 the family moved to Arkansas, settling near Wynore. He attended rural Cross County School where he excelled in athletics and graduated from Wynore in 1939. He enlisted in the USAF in 1940, serving in England, North Africa and Italy during World War II. He entered the University of Arkansas in 1945 and graduated in 1949.
He married Eleanor Carlson of Shickley, Nebraska in 1946. They had two sons; Ronald in 1949 and Mylan in 1950. He taught school in Missouri from 1949 to 1951. The family moved to Cedar Falls in June of 1951 where he was employed as Director of Recreation for 17 years. He then served as the first Director of Parks and Recreation for the city of Muscatine for 11 years. He was living in Charles City upon his retirement in 1981. In 2004 he moved to Lake Mills. He loved people, his church, fishing, hunting, golf and sports.....(Copyright © 2012 Petersen Lund Funeral Home)


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  • Created by: Richard Swenson
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101025525
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Creston White (11 Sep 1919–9 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101025525, citing Stockholm Lutheran Cemetery, Fillmore County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Richard Swenson (contributor 47979442) .