Charles Louis White was born on December 19, 1947 to the late Deacon Allen and Sister Gladys Davis-White in Yulee, Florida. He was baptized at First Baptist Church of Yulee by the late Rev. D. V. Singletary. His early childhood schooling experience was at Bryant Academy, Yulee, FL. He received his high school diploma in 1965, from Peck High School, Fernandina Beach, FL. While attending high school he played Basketball, becoming one of its star athletes, excelling in the game.
Charles was employed as a Supervisor with the United States Postal System in Chicago, Illinois before coming home due to his father’s illness. He later became employed with Baptist Medical Center Nassau, in the Environmental Control Department and remained an employee for over eighteen years eventually retiring on September 1, 2012.
Charles reunited with his high school sweetheart, Jeannette. They were married on January 31, 1992. Their blended family resulted in three children.
God prepared him to transition to his heavenly home on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in the wee hours of the morning.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Alvin White, Sr., and his sister, Virginia White-Johnson.
Left to celebrate his life is his loving wife, Jeannette Bacon-White, daughter, Charlette White-Hill, sons, Carlos White, Sr., and Bryan (Angela) Stewart, Sr, grandchildren; Eboni, Shondra, Carlos, Jr., Jason, Cori, Robert, Kenneth, Kiara, Lynette, Bryan, Brandon, and Ladarius, eleven great-grandchildren, sisters, Rachel Fussel of Jacksonville, FL, Janet Herring of Milwaukee, WI; brother Roger (Jewel) White of Jacksonville, FL, and aunts; Victoria Davis of St. Augustine, FL and Gracie White of Sandhill, FL.
Charles deeply loved his nephews, Raymond (MD) (Ronnie) Johnson of Yulee, FL and Freddie (Yvonne) Johnson, III of Stockton, CA who held his hand during the loss of his sister, Virginia. Also, a very loving cousin Nicki Davis and tremendous friends through it all, Nate Roberts, Betty Williams-Davis, all of Yulee, FL., sister-in-law, Estella Bacon-Green, niece Barbara (Jimmy) Jenkins, nephew Ulyses (Joe Black) Green, Jr. all of Fernandina Bch, FL, adopted mom, Mrs. Edna Moffett, affectionately called “Mom” of Chicago, IL, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and grief-stricken friends.
A public viewing will be Friday, March 23, 2018, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at First Baptist Church in Yulee.
The homegoing celebration will be on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00 am with a viewing starting at 9:00 am until the hour of service at First Baptist Church of Yulee, 86584 Pinewood Dr., Yulee, FL 32097.
In lieu of flowers and food, please make monetary donations to Solid Rock COGBF and mail to 86073 Alliance PL., Yulee, FL 32097.