Robert Joseph White

Robert Joseph White

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Dec 2014 (aged 94)
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Ridgeway, Warren County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 139051374 · View Source
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Robert J. White (Bob) was born on July 28, 1920 to J. T. White and Nita Connor White in North Carolina, On December 18, 2014.

He died in Fayetteville at the age of 94.

Bob attended Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA where he studied music.

He joined the Air Force during WWII
and served in North Africa. After five years, he left the service and was employed at Fort Bragg and the Department of the Army DIO Supply Division as Civil Service employee. He retired after 34 years.

He had a true love for golf and was the founder of the Cape Fear Senior Golf League in the Fayetteville area.

In addition, he was instrumental in the organization and start-up of the Cumberland Sheltered Workshop in Fayetteville – a business providing job training services for the disabled in Fayetteville.

He was a long-term member of Highland Presbyterian Church in
Fayetteville NC.

Bob was married to the love of his life, Rebecca McClung Byers for almost 71 years. He died one day prior to their 71st anniversary. The lasting bond they shared carried them both to their home in heaven just 2½ days apart.

Joint funeral services for him and his wife are scheduled at Highland Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, NC.

Burial will be at a private cemetery adjacent to the Chapel of the Good Shepherd in Ridgeway, NC

Published: Sullivan’s Funeral Home and Blaylock Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Marlow
  • Added: 21 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 139051374
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Joseph White (28 Jul 1920–18 Dec 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139051374, citing Chapel of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Cemetery, Ridgeway, Warren County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Marlow (contributor 46772820) .