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September 17, 2013

Edward E. White

Edward E. White

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Edward E. White, 70, of Evansville, Ind., passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at his home due to cancer.

He was born Jan. 13, 1943, in Jefferson.

Edward worked at Amax Ayrshire Mine, for 18 years, and for the last 15 years, he owned and operated a mobile auto restoration service.

He attended Crossroads Christian Church.

He loved sports, going to his grandchildren’s ball games, U of E Basketball and NASCAR.

Edward is survived by his wife of 45 years, Cheryl White; son, Chris (Lori) White; and daughter, Melanie (Justin) Svestka; grandchildren, Kayla, Colton, and Carson White and Logan, Camden, and Shelby Svestka, all of Newburgh; sisters, Glenda (Bill) Yorton and Diana (John) Godfrey of Duanesburg; brother-in-law, Bill (Jennifer) Johnson of Louisville, Ky.; nephews, Jason and Scott Yorton; and nieces, Lisa (Kyle) Joiner and Anna Johnson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Arlen Pope and the Rev. Drex Stuart.

Friends may visit from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the staff at OHA, especially Dr. Tony Stephens, Kelly, Pam and Sherry. Also many thanks to VNA Plus for their care and love helping us through this difficult time. Words cannot express our gratitude to Rochelle, Jenny and Deb.

Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Plus Hospice, P.O. Box 3487, Evansville, IN 47734-9983.

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