White, Billy Benson (South Pittsburg)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Billy Benson White
Billy Benson White

Billy Benson White, 86, of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 6, 2018 and is now reunited with loved ones in his heavenly home. 

Bill was born February 12, 1931 to Arch Sr. and Molly White. 

Bill was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Grace Baptist Church. He was a retiree from Penn Dixie Cement. After his retirement Bill owned his own truck hauling business for 20 years. He was a hard worker and had donated his time by volunteering construction work on Hwy 72 where he planted all the Crape Myrtles as you're coming into South Pittsburg. 

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Helen Rogers; brothers, Arch White Jr., John T. White; and sisters, Fran Bristol, Mary Jane Lawhorne and Clare Helen Latshaw. 

Those left to share his memory are his companion of 45 years, Linda Beckmann; his children, Darlene (Steve) Grace of Palm Beach, Fl., Walter (Sissy) White of South Pittsburg, Pam (Lance) Reddick of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.; brother, Carl (Sue) White; sister, Bonnie Sisk; grandchildren, Josh Mantooth, LeAnn Gross, Russ Rogers and Rock Rogers; great-grandchildren, Jacob Mantooth, Myles Hudson, Bella Gross; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 9, from 1-8 p.m. CST and Saturday, Feb. 10, from 12 p.m. until time of service. 

Funeral services will be conducted in the Tate Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. CST with Bro. Darrell Nunley officiating. There will be full military honors presented by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guards. 

Interment will follow at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens. 

Arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home LLC, Jasper, TN 37347.

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