Wilfred “Bill” Emanuel White
March 9, 1943 – April 7, 2020
NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Wilfred “Bill” Emanuel White will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 10, at GreenLawn Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.
He was born on March 9, 1943, to Wilfred White and Mary Alberta Denny and passed away from this life on April 7, 2020, at Lafayette General Hospital.
He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Annice Pulling and Marie Bandy and brother Stephen Earl White.
Survivors left to cherish his memory are his wife of 54 years, Patricia, three daughters, Missy White, Julie Jordan and her husband Paul, Tracy McNemar and her husband Lynn, brother Bobby White and sister Mary Lee Melton, five grandchildren, Ashley Aymond and her husband Bryce, Jacob Bruce and his wife Chassidy, Caitlan Dayton, Camryn Dayton and Hannah McNemar, seven great grandchildren, Savannah, Beckett, Ava, Hunter, Cadence, Brantley and Weslyn and many nieces and nephews.
Bill served in the United States Navy from 1961 to 1965. He was also an avid fox hunter. He spent many nights in the surrounding areas listening to his dogs run fox and coyotes. If you knew him at all, you would understand his love of fox hunting. He judged many field trials and enjoyed all aspects of the sport. In addition, he loved telling stories over and over again and we all considered him a master of everything. He always reminded us that his family came from good stock and we will carry his love for us in our hearts forever.