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Howard Dewey White

January 5, 1936 May 12, 2019
Howard Dewey White
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Obituary for Howard Dewey White

ROCKVILLE-Howard “Dewey” White, 83, of Rockville, Indiana passed away at 1:33 pm Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was the retired Chief of Police for the town of Rockville.

He was born January 5, 1936 in Lawrence County, Indiana to the late Olin White and Ruth Terrill White. His wife of 37 years, Darlene Berry White whom he married September 5, 1956 in Rockville passed away January 1, 1994.

Survivors include his children, Cindy Kenley (Mark) Lacefield, Sheila (Tom) Rohr and Steve (Jill) White all of Rockville; siblings, Dean (Vicki) White and Kay (John) Timm both of Rockville; eight grandchildren, Kyle (Summer) Kenley, Abbea (Devan)Robinson, Kristen (John Conzelmann) Kenley, Clint (Brandi) White, Emily Rohr, Amy Rohr, Ellen Rohr and Chris Lacefield; nine great-grandchildren, Mya Kenley, Zach and Kendyl Mount, Max Robinson, Zaiden Williams, Paxton VanHook, Gavin Short, Ava and Gavin Lacefield; special friend, Delores Collings; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by siblings, David (Cheryl) White Fleetwood, Edna (Keith) Parr and infant bothers, Leroy and Walter, and great-grandson, Dewey Jeremiah White.

He was a 1956 graduate of Rockville High School. He was a Parke County Deputy Sheriff and a Fireman for the Rockville Fire Department. He was also employed by the Ferguson Lumber Corporation. He was owner of the Pastime Café and the White Horse Restaurant. He served several terms on the Rockville Town Council. He enjoyed playing music, horses and telling a good joke.

Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, May 16, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville. Inurnment will follow in Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville. Memorial visitation is from noon until 2:00 pm Thursday at Gooch Funeral Home.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to Dewey and Darlene White Legacy Fund at the Parke County Community Foundation, PO Box 276, Rockville, IN 47872 or the Indiana Sheriff’s Youth Ranch, 147 N. Maryland Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or charity of choice in his memory.

Online condolences may be shared at www.goochfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

16

May

12:00 PM 5/16/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 5/16/2019 2:00:00 PM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, IN 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 IN
United States

Service

Thursday

16

May

2:00 PM 5/16/2019 2:00:00 PM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, IN 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memory Garden Cemetery Final Resting Place

U.S. Highway 41
Rockville, IN 47872

U.S. Highway 41 Rockville 47872 IN
United States
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