Born Jan. 4, 1942, in Rives, Mo., son of the late Clarence and Mary Brewer White, he was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry White, Jr., of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Chad White, of Wright City, Mo.; four sisters, Mary I. McMillen, of Gideon, Mo., Lillie Vessels, of Clarkton, Betty Miller, of Stuttgart, Ark., and Sharon Walker, of Holcomb, Mo.; three brothers, Vernon White, of Ellington, Mo., David White, of Crestview, Fla., and Wayne White, of Wappapello, Mo.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Karen.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating.
Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.