Duane D. "Whitey" White

Oct 16, 1943 - Feb 21, 2013
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 Duane D. "Whitey" White, 69, of North Fairfield, Ohio, died Thursday, February 21, 2013 in Tavares, Florida.

He was born October 16, 1943 in Willard, Ohio to the late Donald E. and Loretta B. (Knudsen) White and was a lifelong area resident.

Duane was a 1962 graduate of South Central High School and attended the North Fairfield United Methodist Church. He was a 34 year employee of Hartman Spreng Company of Mansfield, Ohio and was the Manager of New Haven Supply Company in Norwalk, Ohio retiring in 2008.

Duane was a former North Fairfield Councilman and Zoning Inspector. He was also a 45 year member and retired Assistant Chief of the North Fairfield Fire Department and was a member of the North Fairfield Fire Board. Duane had played softball for 27 years for several area softball teams including the Greenwich Merchants and Huron County Bank. He also enjoyed golf, fishing, playing euchre and attending his children's and grandchildren's sporting and school activities.

Duane was a former North Fairfield Councilman and Zoning Inspector. He was also a 45 year member and retired Assistant Chief of the North Fairfield Fire Department and was a member of the North Fairfield Fire Board. Duane had played softball for 27 years for several area softball teams including the Greenwich Merchants and Huron County Bank. He also enjoyed golf, fishing, playing euchre and attending his children's and grandchildren's sporting and school activities.

Duane is survived by his wife of 49 years, Linda M. (Coy) White whom he married May 18, 1963, and by his daughters and sons in law, Tracy R. and Brion Boone of Brooklyn, Michigan, Dawn M. and Tom Hall of Greenwich, Ohio, and Dena L. and Brad Yost of North Fairfield, Ohio, by his grandchildren, Brandon, Brooke and Zach Boone, Kyle and McKenzie Hall, and Dakota and Dallas Yost, and by his great grandchildren, Brianna and Dylan Boone. He is also survived by his siblings, Pat and Larry Coy of North Fairfield, Ohio, Bob and Diane White of North Fairfield, Ohio and Ginny and Gordy Ebinger of Greenwich, Ohio, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the North Fairfield United Methodist Church, 105 West Main St. North Fairfield, Ohio where funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 2, 103 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. James Gaston will officiate. Interment will be in North Fairfield Cemetery.

Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.