Graveside services for Mr. Ernest White, age 86 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Pine Grove Cemetery in Bernice. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.
Mr. White was born March 18, 1926 in Ruston and died February 6, 2013 in Ruston. He was a US Army veteran of WWII. He trained at Fort Knox, KY and served in the European Theatre in France, England and Germany. Mr.White retired from Louisiana Tech after 25 years of service there. He was a charter member of and helped build University Baptist Church in Ruston. He is preceded in death by his parents; Elzy and Armo Bell Arrant White.
Mr. White is survived by his wife of 63 years: Virginia Gray White; his two sons: Jerry White and wife Amy of Minden and James David White of Ruston and his granddaughter: Grace White of Minden.
Visitation will be held Friday, February 8, 2013 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. To leave a memorial message for the family, please visit www.owensmemorialfuneralhome.com.