He is predeceased by his parents James S. (Tot) and Clara Nette Anderson White, and Freddie Copeland White, his wife of 50 years. A member of First Presbyterian Church of Laurens, Jim was an airplane enthusiast, a life-long RC airplane modeler, a ramp attendant at the Laurens County Airport, and a Triple Tree Aerodrome volunteer. Also an amateur radio operator, he was a National Weather Service storm tracker/spotter.
Surviving are five daughters, Teresa Noble (David), Debbie Vaughn (Claude), Judy McGeehon (Danny), Susan Trofatter (Glenn), Cynthia Waddell (Billy), seven knotty-headed grandsons, Walter and William Noble, Michael, Samuel, and Matthew Cox, Patrick McGeehon, Eric Trofatter, and three red-headed granddaughters, Julie Cox, Clara Nunamaker, and Turner Waddell, and special friend Tennie Terrell.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 1, at First Presbyterian Church in Laurens. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Laurens County or the charity of your choosing.