Robert M. “Bob” White

Robert M. “Bob” White, 92, of Columbia, died Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 1:25 A.M. in Campbellsville.

He was born February 18, 1926 in the Little Cake community of Adair County to the late Robert Bruce and Lela Beard White.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Daisy Sandusky White, and one sister, Amelia Wesley.

Bob served his country during WWII in the United States Navy from May 1944 to June 1946.  After returning from service, he worked at Henry Sandusky’s Lumber Mill and the Bank of Columbia.  In 1961, he was elected as Adair County Court Clerk where he served until 1985.

Survivors include two sons, Rodney (Donna) White of Richmond, KY and Bruce (Jaime) White of Columbia; three grandchildren, Rob (Jessica) White of Louisville, Megan White of Lexington and Mary Kate White of Columbia; three step-grandchildren, Wes Feese (Andrea Waggener), Kara (Shahid) Iqbal and Laura Feese all of Columbia.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Haven Hill Cemetery with Bro. Terry White officiating.

Burial followed the service.

Casket Bearers were  Todd Green, Henry Sandusky, Rob White, Joyce C. Rodgers, James Watson, Lilburn Roy. Honorary Casket Bearers were Sharon Edwards and Valerie Barnett.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Columbia Christian Church or Hosparus of Green River.  These may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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