Phillip Samuel White, Sr.

Phillip Samuel White, Sr.

Saturday, July 23rd, 1927 - Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Phillip Samuel White, Sr., age 92 years of Conway, SC and formerly of Darlington, MD died at his home at 1:34 pm on Saturday, June 20, 2020. He was the husband of Gerline (Henderson) White who died on June 9, 2014.

Mr. White was born on July 23, 1927 in Street, MD a son of the late Roland and Drucilla (Tason) White. He retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground in 1990 where he had worked as a civilian tank tester for many years. Prior to his civil service employment, Mr. White ran a trucking business and assisted both James Laird and Richard Crouse at their businesses. He also served in the National Guard and was a member of the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company since 1954, with a total of 37 active years. Mr. White was a well-known figure around Darlington, often seen riding his tractor and always ready with a helping hand. He and his wife moved to South Carolina in 2004.

He is survived by;

Five children
Phillip Samuel White, Jr. and his wife, Dawn of Florence, SC
William Edward White of Darlington, MD
John Nelson White, Sr. of Darlington, MD
Matthew Roland White and his wife, Crystal of Darlington, MD
Bonnie White of Conway, SC

Also surviving are twelve grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two great great grandsons.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his son; Timothy Mark White and two brothers, Bill White and Ed White.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company, 2600 Castleton Rd., Darlington, MD 21034 at 11:00 am.

Officiating will be Chaplain Ralph Borden

Interment will follow in Darlington Cemetery.

The viewing will be on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 6 to 9 pm at the firehouse. Masks will be required in the building.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Church of the Ascension, 3015 Dublin Rd
Street, MD 21154 or the Darlington VFC, 2600 Castleton Rd., Darlington, MD 21034
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Darlington Volunteer Fire Company
    2600 Castleton Rd.
    DARLINGTON, MD 21034
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Everyone entering the building will be required to wear a mask. Up to 100 people may be in the building at one time and we ask for your patience and cooperation as we keep the number within guidelines. Thank you.
  • Service

    Thursday, June 25th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, June 25th, 2020 11:00am
    Darlington Volunteer Fire Company
    2600 Castleton Rd.
    DARLINGTON, MD 21034
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Masks are required inside the building and seating will be staggered in order to comply with regulations. Thank you.
    Ralph Borden, Chaplain
  • Interment

    Darlington Cemetery
    Shuresville Road
    DARLINGTON, MD 21034
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Private Condolence

Shirley & Betty Streett

Posted at 11:59am
White Family,
Sorry we can not be with at this time, but our Hearts and Prayers are with you all. May God keep you in his care.
Your Dad was a Great Man, He would do anything and help anyone he could . Phil always reminded me that when my
parents would visit them he would always change my diaper.!{ Shirley Teague/ Streett}. We have a lot of fond
memories that we will always Cherish. God Bless
Shirley, Charles, Connie, Brenda & Betty

Katherine Cochran

Posted at 05:08pm
I will always love pop he was a great man n a wonderful father in law he will always be family im sorry for everyones loss but my favorite memory will be the dad i came home with matt.
Pop has known my family my whole life because my dad was a fire fighter. I walk into pops living room scared out of my mind n heres pop sitting in his chair n tells me to come on in he dont bite .then relised it was me n winks n goes oh never mind its u lol.then asks if matts the one keeping me out of trouble or am i keeping him out of trouble. From that minute on pop made me feel like family.
The second favorite was when my son matthew jr was born pop looked at me and said how you doing lol after a 9 lb baby i laughed n said i was good after the head lol pop laughed n said yeah he got the white head. Lol pop always knew how to cheer me up n just what to say he was a great dad n wonderful grandfather im just happy hes with granny n timmy n uncle bill n if i know pop hes trying to get into trouble with all the guys who went before him .thank you pop for always being there for me even after me n matt broke up.

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