William R. ‘Bill’ White

William R. “Bill” White, 60, of Mantua, passed away on Wednesday (March 6, 2013) at Robinson Memorial Hospital.

He was born May 24, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio, to William Earl and Opal Eileen (Masters) White. He graduated from Crestwood High School, where he played football. Bill is a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. He was a carpenter by trade and a Boy Scout leader. He enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing, woodworking and camping, but especially cherished spending time with his beloved grandchildren, family and friends.

Bill is survived by his children, Terry (Valerie) White of Newton Falls, Autumn (Artie) Gissinger of Ravenna, Nathan White of Kent and Brandon (Ashlee) White of Ashtabula; sisters, Becky Gonczy of Garrettsville and Jeri-Lee Mullins of Shalersville; 10 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Freddie.

Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday (March 9, 2013) at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, Ohio, 44231. Pastor Rick Hughes will officiate at the 1 p.m. funeral service on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery, Garrettsville.