James R. White, 89


James R. "Jim" White, 89, of Irving, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 10:44 p.m. at Nokomis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 13, beginning at 10 a.m. at Irving Cemetery. Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family.

Mr. White was born April 19, 1930, in Hillsboro, to Wilbur R. and Zelma (Caulk) White. He married Wanda Louise Lyerla on April 21, 1951, in Irving, and she preceded him in death on April 4, 2014.

He graduated from high school, and went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. During his career, he served as bank president at Security National Bank in Witt.

Mr. White is survived by his daughter, Valerie Sue (husband Jeff) Richardson of O'Fallon, MO; grandchildren, Heather (Kyle) Nestler, Leslie (Shawn) Roemelin-Murray and Amber (Duane) Albers; great-grandchildren, Sarah, Faith and Brianna Nestler, Paige and Connor Roemelin and Emily and Kennedy Albers; brothers, Dale and Don White, both of Irving; and daughter-in-law, Diane White of Irving.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; sons, James Deveron White and Dean White; and great-grandson, Dylan Roemelin.

Online condolences to the family may be left at www.stiehldawsonfh.com.


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