RICHARD H. WHITE, Jr.
Richard H. White, Jr., 78, of Lower Paxton Twp., entered into heaven peacefully Sunday, March 20, 2011 with his family at his side.
Born December 6, 1932 in Lancaster, he was a son of Richard H. and Agnes (Houser) White, Sr.
Mr. White was the owner of Brown's Fabric Shop in Harrisburg for 18 years and retired from the Pa. Dept. of Education.
He was a Korean War U.S. Navy veteran.
He was the devoted husband of the former Elizabeth Petro for nearly 55 years. She survives along with a daughter, Karen L. Wood (Glenn) of Harrisburg; two granddaughters, Shannon E. and Erin M. Wood, both of Harrisburg; extended family grandchildren, Cheny Wood and daughter, Savannah, of Charleston, S. Carolina and Mandie Roe (Major Joseph Roe) and son, Aiden, of Huntingtown, Md; a sister, Shirley Smith of Missoula, Montana; and three brothers, Ray of Tampa, Fla., Barry of Baton Rouge, La. and Timothy of Lancaster.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Fred.
Viewing and services will be private at the Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc., Harrisburg. Interment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery will be private at the family's request.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Capital Region, 1019 Mumma Rd., Wormleysburg, PA 17043.