June 9, 1951 – February 21, 2016
LONE GROVE – Larry White, 64, departed this life on Feb. 21, 2016 at his home in Lone Grove, TX.
A visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Alexander Funeral Home in Wilson, OK.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at the New Hope Freewill Baptist Church in Lone Grove with the Rev. David Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at the Lone Grove West Memorial Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Lee VanVacter, Lenard Mayo, Michael Rhoades, Eddie Rhoades, Ken Rhoades, Justin White and Kason White.
Larry was born on June 9, 1951 in Bowie to the late Louie Thomas White and J. Gwendolyn (Ford) White. He was raised in Bowie and attended school there.
Larry married the former Carolyn Rhoades on June 13, 1970 in Bowie. He worked in the oilfield for many years, mostly for Koch and Teppco Crude. His employment in the oilfield brought him to Lone Grove in 1992.
Larry and his son Kyle purchased Big River Sales on north Newport in Lone Grove in 2004. Since, Larry has enjoyed working side by side with his son. Larry always enjoyed his family above anything else. He enjoyed taking many camping trips and spending time with them on his farm. Larry was a great husband, father and all around great family man.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Louie and Gwendolyn White.
He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn White, of the home; children, Kevin White and wife Pearl, Sapulpa, Kyle White and wife Bobby Jo, and Kelli Farve and husband Kevin, all of Lone Grove; grandchildren, Justin and Gracie White, Kason and Madilen White, and Brayli, Leelyn, Jonah and Caleb Farve; sisters in-law, Linda VanVacter and Mary Rhoades, both of Bowie; brothers in-law, Eddie Rhoades, Ken Rhoades and wife Dian, all of Bowie, and Dale Rhoades and wife Glenda, Paige, TX; numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and other family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207 C Street NW, Ardmore, OK 73401 or the American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW Ste 600, Atlanta, GA 30303-1002.
Condolences may be sent online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org