Joseph Ronald White, 61, of Brooklet and husband of Darlene Williams White, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.
Born in Savannah, he was a son of Joseph White and Helen (Ellis) Hayslip. Mr. White was of the Church of God faith and had worked until retirement as a Meat Cutter at Publix Supermarkets. He was a loving husband, brother and father who was dedicated to his family, enjoyed fishing for blue gill and loved his work. He was the epitome of a “blue collar” guy, in that, he believed in hard work and devotion to those most important to him.
Surviving are his wife, Darlene White of Brooklet; a son, Jeff White of Brooklet; two daughters, Susan Broughton (Paul) and Melissa White both of Statesboro; his sisters, Barbara Hogan (Tommy) of Rincon, Lynn Mathews (Joe) of Statesboro, Linda Mandelik (Kurt) of Sylvania; half-sisters, Delia White of Rincon and Jo Ann Mason of Colorado; and his brother, Robert “Bubba” White of Statesboro ; Grandchildren, Taylor White, Zachary White, Skylee Broughton, Ryker Broughton, and Jake Bunn; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. at East Main Church of God on Thursday, November 29, 2018.
The funeral will be held at 1 pm. Friday, November 30, 2018 at East Main Church of God in Statesboro.
Interment will follow in Upper Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.