Willie White Sr., affectionately known as “Bubba”, was born on January 10, 1946 in Oswego, to the late Inell Moore White and Thomas White Sr. He departed this life on Tuesday, December, 28, 2021 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia. Bubba was educated in Sumter County public schools. He graduated for Eastern High School, Class of 1965. Upon graduating from high school, Bubba began his career as a truck driver for Shaw Lumber Company. He also worked for Korn Industry and the Town of Mayesville. Bubba leaves to cherish his memories: his children, Verneice (Louis) Jefferson, Gladys (Martin) Titus, Willie White Jr., Janice White; two brothers, Thomas (Carolyn) White, Jr., James White; five sisters, Annie (Willie) Vance, Polly (George) Johnson, Amelia (Enoch) Spears, Carol (Charles) Davis, Bessie (Isadore) Kind; the mother of his children, Rosa White; a special friend, Jeannie McDonald; twelve grandchildren; twenty five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In accordance with COVID 19 guidelines, the family is requesting face masks and social distancing be observed by relatives and friends during visitation at the home, 831 Webb Street, Sumter. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a. m., Monday, January 3, 2022, in the John Wesley Williams, Sr. Memorial Chapel of Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with the Rev. George Johnson, Officiating. The processional will leave the home at 10:30 a. m. Burial will be in the Beulah A. M. E. Church Yard Cemetery, Highway 378, Mayesville.
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