Thomas E. White, Jr., age 85, of East Park Place, Cadiz, KY, formerly of Christian County, passed away at 7:00 AM on Monday, April 30, 2018, at his home of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Humphries officiating and burial to follow in Hamby Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the funeral hour at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Mr. White was born in Christian County, KY on October 29, 1932, to the late Thomas White, Sr. and Geneva Hamby White. He was retired with more than 40 years with the Kentucky New Era. He was a farmer; raising tobacco and cattle. Thomas was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church. He was a lifetime member of the Elks Club. He was also a former member of the Jaycee and various boat clubs. He loved farming, fishing, and hunting. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Karl White in 2016; his brother, Leslie Austin White.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Shirley Gilkey White of Cadiz; his son, Kenneth Ray White of Christian County; his daughter, Sherry Groves and her husband, Davie of Christian County; his brother, Bill White and his wife, Betsy of Murfreesboro, TN; his sisters, Brenda Roberts and her husband, Jim of Georgetown, GA, and Judy Ferry of Elmhurst, OH; six grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Sinking Fork Baptist Church, or Pennyroyal Hospice.