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John L. White

February 1, 1931 ~ January 30, 2021 (age 89)


John L. White, 89, of Avondale, passed away on Jan. 30, 2021 at his family's home. He was the husband of the late Belva White.

He was born on Feb. 1, 1931 in South Zanesville, a son of the late Lawrence and Louise White. He graduated from South Zanesville High School. He was a truck driver and retired from the Army Reserve National Guard. He was a 20 year member of the Newton Township Fire Department and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

He is survived by his children Mitch White, John (Carla) White, Jane (Tim) Lutz, Steve (Diana) White, and Janice (Lamar) Dowling. 18 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. One sister Arlene.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters Patty and Judy, one brother Robert, and one grandson Cody Brooks.

Graveside services will be held at 12:00 Noon Tue. Feb. 2, 2021 at Buffalo Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Newton American Legion. To sign the online guest book visit

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Graveside Service
February 2, 2021

12:00 PM
Buffalo Cemetery
Cherry Hill Road
Buffalo, OH 43722

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