The Obit For Glenwood White

Glenwood White

Published in The News & Advance on February 26, 2012

Glenwood White, 77, of Lynchburg passed away on Friday February 24, 2012 with his family and Ed Fontana, his devoted friend and business partner by his side. He was the husband of Amelia Zarres White for 56 years.

Born in Lynchburg on August 4, 1934, he was a son of the late Virginia and Harry D. White. He was a graduate of EC Glass High School and Lynchburg College, Glenwood played baseball in the Baltimore Orioles Farm System.

Following his time in baseball, he established his own companies and had a successful 45 year career in the electronics industry.

In addition to his wife Amelia, he is survived by his children, Glenn and wife, Tracey, Tina White-Kennedy, Kevin "Skip" and Vic White and grandchildren Collin, Morgan and Christopher White, Amelia Kennedy; great grandchildren Gracie and Addison, and his devoted Westie, Sam. He leaves behind his brother, Ronald Lee and wife, Pat; a sister, Virginia Mae and husband, Joe Burnett and was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Donald.

The Family greatly appreciates the loving care provided by the nurses and staff of Lynchburg General and Virginia Baptist Hospital as well as the support and prayers of family and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted 12:00 p.m., Monday, February 27, 2012 in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Service with burial to follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends today, Sunday, February 26, 2012 from 3-5:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Service, 427 Graves Mill Road.

In lieu of flowers please consider St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 1724 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503 or the Lynchburg Humane Society, 3305 Naval Reserve Road Lynchburg, VA 24501.

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory, (434)239-2405 is assisting the family.