Ricky Lee White

December 14, 1958 ~ April 27, 2021 (age 62)

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Ricky Lee White, 62, husband of Amber White, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Billy Leon White and Bernita White Walsh.

Ricky was a member of Forestville Baptist Church. He enjoyed racing and cheering on Kyle Busch to the finish line. Ricky was an avid and devoted fan of the South Carolina Gamecocks, he loved his team. He also enjoyed fishing, animals, and being in the great outdoors. His greatest love and joy came from his family and spending time with them. Ricky was known for his giving heart and sense of humor. He will be missed and was loved by all that knew him.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by son, Billy White (Tanya); daughters, Bernita and Margaret White; grandchildren, Alex Reason, Gabbie Lanford, and Matthew Stewart; great-grandson, Cooper; brothers, Johnnie Swanger (Diane) and Billy White; sisters, Deborah Slaughter (Jeff) and Brenda Hoffman; mother-in-law, Jennifer Carroll; father-in-law, Steven Rochester; grandmother-in-law, Margaret Rochester; sister-in-law, Rebecca Carroll; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Jerry Swanger and Bobby White.

The visitation will be held Monday, May 3, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. with the funeral service following at 1:00 p.m. at Forestville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Forestville Baptist Church Cemetery. All attendees are strongly encouraged to wear masks and follow CDC guidelines on social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 W Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

The family will be at the home of grandmother-in-law, Mary Rochester.

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May 3, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:45 PM
Forestville Baptist Church Cemetery

Greenville, SC

Funeral Service
May 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Forestville Baptist Church
2 Old McElhaney Road
Greenville, SC 29617


Shriners Hospital for Children
950 West Faris Road, Greenville SC 29605
Tel: 1-864-271-3444

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