Raphael Sinclair White, 25, died on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. He was born on August 27, 1988 in Chattanooga.
He graduated from Central High School class of 2006. He was employed at Curb Plus. He was a member of New Enon Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Grady Yearby, Rosie Lee Yearby and Frankie Davis; grandparents, Willie Andrea Finch, Sr., and Kattie Mae Yearby; uncles, Johnny Finch, David Finch, Terry Yearby, Rodney White, Alvin White, Johnathan Finch; aunts, Corine Jenkins, Annie Pearl Smith.
He is survived by his mother, Tina White; father, Robert Lee White, Jr.; children, Raphael Dewayne White and his mother, Shaqullia James; Reco Raphael White and Reana Luv White and their mother, Malaine Wynn; brother, Robert White; uncles, Craig Finch, Willie Andrea Finch, Jr., Larry Finch, Jeffery Smith, David Yearby, Larry White, Rashaun Khon, Ronald White, Wayne White; aunts, LaTonya White, Tricia White, Faye White, Maxine White, Gwendolyn Smith, Yolanda Finch, Shelia Finch, Felicia Finch, Denise Wade-Gross, Willette Mathis Khon, Vicky Yearby, Angelia Yearby, Tina Finch, Amanda Finch; great-aunts, Mary Lucille Mitchell, Lillie Ruth Swafford; grandparents, Robert Lee (Martha) White, Sr., Rita Finch, Geraldine White; stepmother; stepchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Tuesday, Feb 4, in the chapel with Pastor Timothy Sykes officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.
The body will lie in state after noon on Monday, Feb. 3, and the family will receive friends from 7–8 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home.