Kenneth L. ‘Whitey’ White Sr.

Posted March 18, 2014, at 6:09 p.m.
Last modified March 20, 2014, at 10:58 a.m.

LEVANT – Kenneth “Whitey” White, Sr., 78, died unexpectedly March 8, 2014, in Arizona. He was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Millinocket, son of David A. and Ilene M. (Hill) White.

Kenny served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1962. Upon his honorable discharge from the Army, he began a career of driving truck, which spanned over 50 years. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time gathered around a bond fire. Kenny was an amazing story teller and enjoyed talking about his days as a truck driver and old family stories.

Surviving are five children, Ronald White, Paul White and his wife, Dawn, all of Arizona, David White and his wife, Kim, of Carmel, Kenneth White Jr. and his wife, Wendy, of Milford, and Michelle Archer and her husband, Nick, of Bangor; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry White of Levant, and Dana White Sr. of Alabama; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Glen White; and a sister, Beverly Thayer.

A service in celebration of his life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Gifts in his memory may be sent to CancerCare, care of EMHS Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931; or to the Susan G. Kamen for the Cure, Maine Affiliate, P.O. Box 1626, Bangor, ME 04402-1626. Condolences to the family may be expressed at

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