Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV


January 19, 2010

Timothy White

PRINCETON — Timothy White, 75, of Princeton, died Sunday, January 17, 2010 at the Maples in Bluefield.

Born December 31, 1934 at Hetzel (Logan County), he was the son of the late William Watson White, Jr. and Celia (Cealyan) Ann Newson White. Timothy was a coal miner, last working for Allen Creek Mines in Virginia and worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the U.S. Army. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Henry Steven White, Benjamin Franklin White and Curtis White; one sister, Lucinda White.

Survivors: Daughters, Pauline Walker of Meadow Bridge, Catherine Sue Steele of Beckley, Lucinda Wyrick and husband David of Princeton, Teresa Ann White and companion Bobby Wyrick of Princeton; sons, Earl Thomas White of Cleveland, Ohio, Benjamin Franklin White of Michigan; grandchildren, Matthew Issac Walker, Amanda Jo Walker, William Watson Pugh, Brian Lee Pugh, April Dawn Lambert and husband Justin, Kerri Leigh Harvey and husband Jordan, John Andrew McFadden, Clinton Dale Ratliff, Lona Aretha Dolly Ratliff and Brandon Austin Ratliff; great-grandchild, Kaylee Ann Walker; stepgrandchildren, Crystal Wyrick and Shawn Allen Wyrick; brother, Albert Chilton White of Charmco; sister, Pauline Fredrick of Waycross, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 22, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. from the Faith Baptist Church in Oakvale with Pastors Terry Lambert and Rick Setser officiating. Burial will follow in the Pettrey Family Cemetery on Hackett’s Ridge near Athens.

Friends may call Thursday, January 21, 2010 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Faith Baptist Church. Friends and family may leave on line condolences at

Pallbearers will be Leslie Ratliff, Donald Lewis, Robert Hudgins, Jordan Harvey, Gene Meadows and Rick Setser.

The White family is being assisted by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.

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