William “Bill” Bluford White, II, age 97, of Bay St. Louis, passed away on January 12, 2020.
He was born in Kentucky to William B. and Siotha Neely White. He served in WWII in the United States Navy and later joined the Merchant Marines where served until his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Lange White; his parents; son, William B. White, III; daughter, Leah Elizabeth “Becky” McArthur; and his siblings.
He is survived by his children, Thomas White (Rosemary), Richard White (Janell), Barbara Fillingame (Les), and Wanda Lennox (Lynn); grandchildren, Amy Riser, Karen Cheek, Thomas White, Jr., Travis White, Elizabeth W. Cameron, Raquel Davis, Richard White, Jr., Ryan White, Rachel Artigues, Les Fillingame, II, Andrea Skok, Katie Stewart, Regina Bello, Holly Lennox, Thomas McArthur, Jr., Tracey McArthur; and 25 great grandchildren.
Private services will be held. RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Kiln Delisle Road, is serving the family.
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