Raymond Richard White Sr., 86, of Cleveland, N.C., passed away on Monday, September 4, 2023.

He was born on October 9, 1936, in Charlotte, N.C., to the late Thomas and Marie Morrow White. Mr. White was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Mount Ulla and a former member of Plaza Baptist Church in Charlotte. Mr. White enjoyed golfing, mowing and working in the yard, and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Kay Harkey White.

He is survived by his children, Robin Davidson (Brian), Scott White, and Rick White Jr. (Connie); brother, Thomas E. White Jr. (Jane Ann); sister, Virginia Furr (Pete); grandchildren, Justin (Kelsey), Travis (Nicole), Shane (Kayla), Johnathan, Corey, Caleb, and Jacob (Casey); six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 8, from 1 to 2 p.m. with a service following at 2 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church with Pastor Joe Collins officiating. A private graveside service with military honors will be held at later date.

Memorials may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 620 Centenary Church Road, Mt. Ulla, NC 28125 or to any veteran’s organization of the donor’s choice.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the White family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

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