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Obituary for Robert White

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Robert White

July 24, 1924 - October 1, 2012

Our loving father Robert White, 88 passed away October 1, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was a renowned Baker and cake decorator for Whites Community Bakery, baking instructor for Thiokol Job Corp, cartoonist, painter, builder and wonderful gardener. Dad felt his greatest accomplishment in life was raising his children and grand children. His second greatest love was serving as a merchant marine during World War II. He was a father, protector and most importantly a mentor. Bob was born July 24th 1924 to John and Clara White in Ogden, Utah. Robert married Julie Ann Smith (deceased). He married Patricia White, later divorced. He married Mary Etta Johnson and their marriage was later sealed in the LDS temple.Dad was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Etta, parents, four siblings, Don White, John White Jr., Mae Parent and Fae McAlister, two step children, Scott Miller and Dennis Miller.Robert is survived by his children, Susan Gleason, Cheryll Marshal, Sandy Arnow, Scott White, Kim Haggin; stepchildren, Jessie Johnson Jr., Carree Miller, Tina Cabrel, Angela Johnson, Jeremiah Johnson, 22 grandchildren & 14 great grandchildren.Services will be held Saturday October 6th at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 – 36th Street, Ogden at 4:00 PM. A viewing will be held Friday October 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Friends may call from 3:00 to 3:45 PM prior to the service. Interment will be held at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park. The family would like to express heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Legacy Village, Aspire Hospice and great friend Rick Lehnhardt. Condolences may be sent to www.leavittsmortuary.com.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2012

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Leavitts Mortuary

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836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2012

Time: 4:00 pm -

Leavitts Mortuary

Address:

836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

 

Timeline for Robert White

Born: July 24, 1924
Died: October 1, 2012

Condolences for Robert White

Ken Kietur posted on 10/6/12

Condolences to all of Bob's family. He was a great guy! We shared many good times together. Sorry we didn't spend more time together.

 

Ted Ligori posted on 10/6/12

Bob you were really a great friend and you helped me out when I was down and needed help. Thanks for being the kind of person you were.To Bob's family I want to let you know what a great person he was and how he was willing to help anyone that needed it and never asked for payment. He was a true friend to those around him. Hopefully we can all remember to be this kind of person by his example.

 

Mary Ann Flinders posted on 10/5/12

Dear Kim,I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.Mary Ann Flinders

 

Lynn Haggin posted on 10/4/12

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Remember all the good times that you shared with him and your family. In time you will be able to remember him with out lots of tears. My love to you and Chelsea.

 

Randy Parent and family posted on 10/4/12

we all are travelers in this world, from the sweet grassy plains,to the packing house. we travel between the eternities ash to ash, dust to dust, Amen.m

 

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