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Willie J. White, Jr.

February 15, 1947 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 74)

Obituary

Please join us virtually for a live streaming of the service Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. via the following link: https://youtube.com/channel/UCCAqmTzfHomGn4NHrbFmWMw.

Willie James White, Jr., age 74, of Cassopolis, died peacefully Wednesday, October 13, 2021.

His life began February 15, 1947 in Camden, Mississippi, the oldest son of seven children born to Willie James, Sr. and Ora Dee White.  He married Tereasa McGee September 8, 1967 in Jones, Michigan.

Willie enjoyed fishing, having coffee at McDonald’s, and talking to anyone.  Willie never met a stranger.  He also enjoyed going to the casino. 

Willie will be greatly missed by family and friends.  He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Tereasa White of Cassopolis; daughters, Gail McNeal of Mississippi, Michele White of Niles, Jammie White of Cassopolis; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren and one on the way; one sister, Jacqueline (James) Crawford of Memphis, Tennessee; three brothers, Cleophus White of Cassopolis, Joe Nathan (Lillie) White of Durant, Mississippi, John L. White of Memphis, Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Dail McNeal; one grandson, Steven Martrice Farrow; two sisters, Ella B. White and Christine White, both of Durant, Mississippi.   

Family and friends will gather Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. in Wagner Family Funerals Connelly Chapel, 202 North Broadway Street, Cassopolis. 

Mr. White will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Cassopolis.   

The family prefers contributions in memory of Willie be made to Faith Mission of Elkhart, 801 Benham Avenue, Elkhart, Indiana 46516.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals Connelly Chapel, Cassopolis. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 23, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Wagner Family Funerals Connelly Chapel
202 North Broadway Street
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Wagner Family Funerals Connelly Chapel
202 North Broadway Street
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Please note
Mr. White will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Cassopolis.
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