White, James Pearson, Jr.
Birth: Friday, December 11, 1936 in Washington, DC
Residence: Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at the age of 73
Laid to Rest: in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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James Pearson White, Jr., "Whitey", age 73, of Chesapeake Beach, MD died July 13, 2010 at Burnett-Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick, MD. He was born December 11, 1936 in Washington, DC, the son of William P. and Louise (Behan) White.
He was raised in Suitland and graduated from Suitland High School in 1954. After graduation Whitey enlisted in the United States Navy and served from November 1954 until March 1959. He then enlisted in the United States Air Force on March 9, 1959 and served until being discharged as an A3c on February 13, 1963.
Whitey was married to Margaret Hovis on June 12, 1972 in Upper Marlboro, MD. They resided in Capitol Heights until moving to Chesapeake Beach in 1997. He was employed as an auto body technician for Pohanka Motors in Marlow Heights until becoming ill in April of this year. Whitey was a hard worker who enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, his family, fishing, his BMW motorcycle and fried chicken. He was a good hearted man, always willing to lend a helping hand. He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, North Beach, MD.
Surviving are his wife Margaret White, four children Jeff L. Gibson of Owings, MD, Reid M. Gibson of Naples, Fl, Billie E. Waby of North Beach, MD and Tina M. Novia of Myrtle Beach, NC; four grandchildren Krystal Risinger, James Droddy, Jera Droddy and Megan E. Gibson; three brothers William, Michael and Thomas White all of Suitland, MD and a sister Marie Hurst of Elkridge, MD.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial
July 20, 2010
Location: Saint Anthony's Catholic Church
Location: Maryland Veteran's Cemetery Cheltenham