John Edward White, age 81, of Portland, TN passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 surrounded by his family. John was born on June 29, 1940 in Springfield, TN and was the son of the late James and Ruby Meadows White.
Mr. White is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Glenda Armistead; sons Vic White and John White; daughter in love Rachel Anne White; granddaughter Carly White and numerous nieces and nephews; extended family Ashley McCutchen, Timothy McCutchen (Janet), Joshua McCutchen; great grandchildren Zoey, Lily and Charli. John was preceded in death by his parents; brothers William, Gerald and Freddie White; sisters Mildred Swift and Virginia Stark.
Service to celebrate John’s life will be held at 12pm noon on the afternoon of Sunday, September 26, 2021 at Hendersonville Funeral Home with Seth Nolan officiating. Pallbearers will be Danny White, Todd White, Tim White, Mike Armistead, Pat Bennett, and Kenny Jennings. Visitation will be held from 5-8pm on the afternoon of Saturday, September 25,2021 at Hendersonville Funeral Home and one hour prior to the start of the service.
John served in the United States Army from 1959-1962. John retired from Pirelli Tire Co. in 1996. He started a business the same year Logi Warehouse and Transportation in Portland, TN and worked there until the present.
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