(LANETT) Bobby Gene White, 74, of Lanett died at his residence on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.
Graveside services will be Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. EDT at Oakwood Cemetery in Lanett with the Rev. Don Downs officiating.
Bobby was born in Roanoke on May 30, 1946, to the late Horace Eugene White and Irma Ruth Brown Brackett. Bobby was a member of Community Baptist Church in West Point, Ga., several years ago and currently attended West End Baptist Church in Valley. He retired as a foreman from the City of Lanett where he oversaw the street and water departments. He was also well-known in the area for his plumbing skills and owned White's Plumbing. He loved to fish, was an avid University of Alabama football fan and loved old country music and Southern gospel.
He is survived by his wife, Diane White; children, Matthew White (Amanda), Judy McManus (Mark), Jeffery White and Robert White; stepsons, Tim Myers and Barry Myers (Kristy); grandchildren, Beau White, Mark McManus (Jacklene), Madison Myers, Shyanne Atkinson and Mitch Myers; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephew; mother-in-law, Jorene Cason; special sister and brother-in-law, Glenda and Earl Hilyer. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard White, and brother, Sam White.
Memorial contributions may be made to Compassus Hospice.
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, Valley.