Michael WhiteOctober 22, 1942 ~ February 9, 2018 (age 75)
Michael Gerald White
22 October 1944 to 09 February 2018
Michael White, 75, passed away on Friday, 09 February 2018 at Pike's Peak Hospice from complications related to a stroke.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judy White, and two sons, Benjamin and David (Meredith), and predeceased by son Gregory. Originally from Effingham, Illinois, Mike grew up in Illinois and Arizona and then volunteered for the US Navy in 19 August 1960 and completed his enlistment as Petty Office 2nd Class, Machinist Mate 2 on 20 October 1967. He served during the Vietnam war aboard the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier.
Following his Naval career, Mike and Judy lived in Oregon, Florida and Washington. Finally settling in Oregon where he worked for the State until he retired in 2000. Since retiring, Mike and Judy spent much of their time traveling around the country visiting friends and family in an RV with Lucky the dog and Boots the cat. Much of the past year was spent in Colorado tending to family and building the barn.
A celebration of life will take place on Saturday, February 17th at 2 pm at the barn. Please contact Ben White for more information. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project or to Habitat for Humanity.