LACEY — Wayne White, age 87, of Lacey, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014 at his home. Born March 19, 1926 in Drew County, Ark., he was the son of the late Arthur Christian White and Verlee O’Neal White.
He worked for Georgia Pacific over twenty years before retiring after seventeen years of service as a Forest Ranger One with the Arkansas Forestry Commission.
He was a United States Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Lacey United Methodist Church. Wayne was a lifelong resident of Lacey, an avid hunter and, in his early years, enjoyed horseback riding.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Reva Mayo White; two brothers, Arthur Junior White and Levi White; and four sisters, Willie Mae White Willis, Iva Merle White Scogin, Bethel White Wallis and Mary White Causey.
Survivors include two sons, Roy Alan White and Lindsay White and wife, Lizzie both of Lacey; two granddaughters, Mendy Culifer of Malvern and Tori White of Lacey; four great-grandchildren, Jayce Hughes, Dwayne Culifer, Zachary Lewis and Jesse Lewis all of Malvern; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2014, at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial in Lacey Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home. Memorials to: Lacey Cemetery, 671 Hwy 133 S., Fountain Hill, Ark. 71642, Lacey Methodist Church, c/o Sherry Wallis, 2540 Prairie Rd., Monticello, Ark. 71655 or Arkansas Hospice, 224 Hwy 425 S., Monticello, Ark. 71655. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.