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James D. White

February 28, 1942 ~ October 23, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

James "Jim" D. White, age 79, of Bradford, NY passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Robert Packer Hospital.

He was born to Charles White and Rose Ann Bell on February 28, 1942 in Dover, N.J.  

Jim owned and operated his business, Jim White Roofing & Siding in Bradford, NY.  He spent his youth growing up in Binghamton, NY.  In 1960, Jim moved to Bradford following his dreams to become a successful dairy farmer.  He later moved onto his own business in roofing and siding in the 1980's until his retirement. 

He was an avid sports enthusiast. He never missed a home game of the Bradford Braves.  He extended his passion to coaching soccer and Little League.  He was always willing to help someone to improve their game.

For much of his life time he was a traveler and adventure seeker.  He sailed the Caribbean on his much loved sailboat, "The Rebel".  He loved fast cars, trucks and motorcycles. To this day, he was still working on a hotrod. Jim went on to build a house, climbed the mountains of Alaska and enjoyed the vast of the outdoors for many years.

Jim is survived by his Wife, Rosalie A. White; Children, Michelle (Dan) DeBell, Carol Scott, Karen (Steve) Lister, Samantha Thompson and Brandon Long; Brother, William White; Grandchildren, Jarred Barnes, Jessica Rapp, Casey (Josh Guidi), Payton Stewart, Chance Tackett and Kaydence Chappell; Great Grandchildren, Mack Guidi; Nieces and Nephews, Lisa White, Eric White and Michael (Shayna) Heberle; Great Nieces, Cora and Emma.  He was predeceased by his parents, sister, Nancy Heberle and brother David White.

The family will receive friends at Acly-Stover Funeral Home on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  A Memorial service will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.

Memorial donations in Jim's name can be made to the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA, 2435 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 30, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Acly-Stover Funeral Home
327 East Second Street
Corning, NY 14830

Memorial Service
Saturday
October 30, 2021

12:00 PM
Acly-Stover Funeral Home
327 East Second Street
Corning, NY 14830

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