Obituary for Charles Douglas White


Charles Douglas White, 79 of Columbus, GA, died on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Columbus Hospice House.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in the chapel of the McMullen Funeral Home and Crematory, with Rev. Ken Dawson and Mr. Garrett Smith officiating. The family will meet friends after the service at the funeral home at 3874 Gentian Blvd. Columbus, GA 31907.

Charles was born on September 18, 1942 in Hogansville, GA to the late Arnold L. White and Martha DeLamar White. He was a retired mailman of 27 years and was also in the Air Force. Charles loved gardening, flowers and fishing. He also enjoyed being the life of the party, listening to music and singing, and was the karaoke king.

His survivors include children, Tracy Pate (Perry) of Midland, GA, Terry W. Smith (Kevin) of Ellerslie, GA, Todd White of Peachtree City, GA, Phoebe Atkins (Kiley) Grove Town, GA, brother Arnold L. White Jr. (Janice) of Troy, AL, sister, Debbi Blankenship (Bill) of Ocala, FL, 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and his special companion of 27 years, Jeretha Brannon of Columbus, GA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Young Life in honor of his grandson Andrew (Drew) Franklin Pate at 2750 Sowega Dr. Columbus, Ga. 31909.

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