Ward John White
Ward John White, age 72, of Shelby, died Monday, December 15, 2014 at OhioHealth MedCentral Shelby Hospital.
Ward was born on December 16, 1941 in Lancaster, Wisconsin, the son of the late Arnold and Hazel (Wellner) White. He was a 1960 graduate of Shelby High School and retired in 2002 from Copperweld in Shelby after 41 years of service. Ward was a talented horseshoe player winning several tournaments over the years. He loved to travel and especially enjoyed camping. He liked stock car racing, collected model trains, and enjoyed supporting his children and grandchildren in their sporting events.
On August 22, 1963, Ward married Edna May Ross and she survives. Also surviving are 4 children: John (Lorie) White of Shelby, Beth White of Shelby, Shelly White of Casper, WY, Roxane White of Centerburg; 3 grandchildren: Cole White, Baylie White, Rylie White; a brother: Mike (Bonnie) White of Sulphur Spring; 3 sisters: Judy (Brian) Moore of Lexington, Diane (Don) Deisler of Texas, Linda (Ed) Ross of Alaska. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends and family are welcome on Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 1-3 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Memorial contributions may be made to Shelby Helpline.
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