Leon Eddie White, age 81, of LaFollette passed away at his home Friday March 6, 2020. He was born September 6, 1938 in LaFollette, Tn to Nanie and Dewey White. Leon was a member of Fundamental Baptist Church, he was a loving husband .son, father and grandfather.
Leon is preceded in death by his father Dewey White, brother Clifford “Buddy” White, children Steve White, Tammy Underwood and Diane Jones, granddaughter, Courtney Underwood.
Leon is survived by wife of 61 years, Betty White, mother, Nanie White, brother, Joe White of Crossville, grandchildren, Jennifer and Jessica Daugherty, Jennifer Messer and Brett Underwood, great grandchildren, Jonathan and Joshua Blankenblicker, Isabella Leach, Jacob Pyle Jaxon and Tatum Chapman, great great grandson, Wesley Blankenblicker all of LaFollette, special cousins, Mary Hubbard and Marvin Tapp and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm on Monday March 9, 2020 in Chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home, funeral service will follow at 8:00 with Rev. Larry Russell officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:00 am at Martin Wilson Funeral Home on Tuesday March, 10, 2020 and go in procession to Sunrise cemetery for the interment.
The family has entrusted the care of Leon White to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”
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