WOODLAND, NC- James “Jimmy” Edward White, age 72, of U.S 35 HWY, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at his residence.
Mr. White was born on March 8, 1949 to Ralph Joseph White and Virginia Pearl Hobbs White in Norfolk, VA. He served his country proudly in the National Guard for several years. Jimmy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was happiest just being outdoors whether mowing the lawn or playing in the pool. Jimmy will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Joseph White, Jr.
Jimmy is survived by his loving wife Susan, a son, James Edward White, Jr. of Virginia Beach, VA; a daughter, Melissa White Piland and husband Brian of Ahoskie; a granddaughter, Ashley White of Virginia Beach, VA; two brothers, Gary White and wife Tammy of Chesapeake, VA, and Douglas White (Jeanette) of Woodland, NC.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the White family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.