Thursday, June 1, 2023

Mark Everette White, 83, of Newport News

Mark Everette White (Whiting’s Funeral Home)

Mark Everette White, 83, was born on December 4, 1938, to the late Leonard and Virginia Burns White. Mark was preceded in death by his siblings: Leonard White, Jr., Irma Jean Johnson, Vergie Lee Herd, Malcolm “Mike” White, Barbara Hudson, Maude Ann Brady,  and Roy White.

Mark was a graduate of Douglas High School class of 1957 located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Mark attended several colleges and universities.  He obtained his Master’s degree from Golden Gate University.

Mark was a heavily decorated member of the United States Air Force, retiring as a Master Sargeant in 1980 after 22 years. Afterwhich, he worked as an Intelligence Analyst with the Dept of Defense.

Mark loved spending time and interacting with his family, extended neighboring families, and friends. He also loved hats. His generosity and loving demeanor will surely be missed.

Mark is survived by his daughters, Michelle Pride and Stephanie White; four grandchildren, Jenelle, 42, Nicole, 41, Mahagne, 36, and George, 33; three great-grandsons, Marcus, Tyrek, and Felipe; great-great-granddaughter, Kaia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. 757-229-3011

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