Funeral services for Holden W. White, 83, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. He died Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
Holden was born December 27, 1930 in Grainville, MO the son of Benjamin W. and Nola C. (Gaddy) White.
Holden was an outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, driving through parks, skiing, and swimming. He loved all animals.
He married Betty L. Berridge on March 30, 1952 in Springfield, MO. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his children, Robert E. White and wife, Cathy, Pamella S. Branning, Barbara Ann Crosthwait and husband, Buddy, Edward A. White; eleven grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; and one sister, Marlene Barnette. He was preceded in death by one sister; and five brothers.
The family will greet friends from noon – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service on Saturday.
The family suggests memorial contributions in his name to the Prairie Park Nature Center and may be sent in care of the mortuary.