Harold Dempsey White

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Aug. 19, 1929 – Aug. 4, 2018

NATCHEZ — Services for Harold Dempsey White, 88, of Natchez, who died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at Merit Health Natchez, will be 11 a.m. today at Kingston United Methodist Church with the Rev. Danny Speed and the Rev. Paul Southerland officiating.
Burial will follow at Jersey Settlers Cemetery in Kingston under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time today at the church.
Mr. White was born Aug. 19, 1929, in Natchez, the son of William Bonham White and Mary E. Bailey White.
He was a member of Kingston United Methodist Church and was the owner and operator of Plantation Farm Supply. White was a cattle farmer for a number of years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Melanie Tiffee White; one brother, James White; and one sister, Mildred Stockett.
Survivors include his two sons, Dempsey White and wife, Rhonda, and Boyd White and wife, Pam, all of Natchez; 10 grandchildren, Richard White and wife, Kristy, Nan Knight and husband, Jeremy, Matt Merritt, Amber Horner, Brandi Jones, Will Merritt and wife, Connie, Amos Merritt, Hannah Merritt, B. J. White and Christopher White; 18 great- grandchildren; one brother, William White of Tacoma, Wash.; a special friend, Libby Lee; and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He is also survived by a special pet, Tiffee.
Pallbearers will be Richard White, Jeremy Knight, Matt Merritt, Will Merritt, Amos Merritt, B.J. White and Christopher White.
Honorary pallbearers will be David Atkins, Jack Sojourner, Dr. Ken Stubbs, Hoss Serio, and Joe Faust.
A very heartfelt thanks to Cindy for many years of loving and caring for our father.
Memorials may be made to Kingston United Methodist Church, 339 Upper Kingston Road, Natchez, MS 39120.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.

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