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Kenneth White

April 25, 1947 — January 8, 2022

Kenneth White

Kenneth Cornell White was born April 25, 1947 to the late Cornell and Julie Ann Bell White. He was born and raised in Port Arthur, Texas. Ken graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1965. He attended Lamar University and began a career at Texaco refinery that lasted 37 years.
Ken loved muscle cars and as a teenager enjoyed drag racing. He liked “playing “on his tractor. He also enjoyed planting beautiful flowers. He loved Nature and bird watching. He enjoyed hunting and although he was an excellent marksman he preferred to watch and not shoot. He loved watching and playing jeopardy where he usually answered all the questions correctly especially in the fields of sports and history.
He loved music and singing along with his favorite songs. He enjoyed cooking and trying new recipes. When he wasn’t busy, he could be found enjoying the beautiful view from his deck or relaxing on the sofa watching TV with his two dogs sitting beside him.
He also enjoyed gazing through his telescope.
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sheryl Lyons White.. Sheryl feels blessed to have had Kenneth as her husband, provider, protector, confidant, and dance partner. He was her love, her best friend, and the center of her world and will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his son, Brian Baxter.
Kenneth is survived by his children Shayne White, Kate Brooks, and Kyle Showalter. He leaves behind grandchildren Jake White, Kenneth White, Holley White, Victoria Baxter, Kailey Showalter, Karly Showalter, Andrew Brooks, Makena Brooks, Butterfly Brooks, Emma Brooks, Eowyn Brooks, and Star Brooks; six great-grandchildren; and his sister Connie White.
He will be missed by extended family members, cousins, and many wonderful friends.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, April 25th at CedarVale Funeral Home.

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