OBITUARY: Hugh Douglas White Jr.

Hugh Douglas White Jr.

Mr. Hugh Douglas “H.D.” White, Jr., 79, died Friday, January 28, 2022 at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 31, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Mike Dawson and Brother Rick Blevins officiating. Burial will follow at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 12:00 until the time of service at the funeral home.

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Mr. White was born on December 8, 1942 in Greenwood, Mississippi to the late Hugh Douglas White, Sr., and the late Evelyn Mae White.

He met and married Elizabeth Faye Cochran White who preceded him in death in 2021. Mr. White worked for Fleming Sheet Metal for 52 years as a sheet metal worker. He loved animals, hunting, fishing and was an avid outdoorsman. Mr. White was a big family man. He was a member of the First Family Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter, Tammy (Tommy) Carroll; son, Nathan (Christine) White; grandchildren, Randy (Erin) Carroll, Coty (Maegan) Carroll, Xavier White, and Phoenix White; 4 great-grandchildren; step sisters, Gayle Mabry and Linda Griffin; along with several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. White was preceded in death by his sisters, Reesie Lee Goodwin-Robinson and Phyliss White.

Serving as pallbearers will be Nathan White, Tommy Carroll, Randy Carroll, Coty Carroll, Daniel Cochran, and Ronald Cochran. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Green, Donald Cochran, and Billy Cochran.

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