Gerald O. White, age 64, of Somerset, passed from this life on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.


Gerald was born on January 4, 1952, in Somerset, son of Jim and Wanda White.  He was a retired veteran of the U.S. Army and a retiree from the U.S. Postal Service.  He married Sheila Groves on November 2, 1991, in Somerset.  He was the past president of the Blinded Veterans Association.  Gerald was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his mother, Wanda White, of Somerset; his wife, Sheila Groves White; his sons, Brian White, of Prestonsburg, and Adam Scott (and wife, Dreama) White, of Somerset; his daughters, Kandi Wilson and Amanda (and husband, Wesley) Rose, both of Somerset; his brother, Mike White, of Somerset; his sister, Valerie Adams, of Somerset; his grandson, Declan Wilson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Gerald is preceded in death by his father, Jim White.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 1, 2016, after 6:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Clyde Strunk officiating.  Burial will be in Mill Springs National Cemetery.  Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.