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December 27, 1938 - September 19, 2020
Burial Date: September 26, 2020
A celebration of Richard’s life will be held on Saturday September 26, 2020 at Colonial, 86 Circular Avenue at 9am. Viewing in Colonial from 8-9am. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at Colonialfunerals.com.
Richard Collins White Sr., 82 years of age, passed away on September 19, 2020, to a long illness. Richard Sr., was born December 27, 1938, to the parents of Mr. Leroy and Dorothy White in Farmville, NC. He attended HV Suggs High School in Farmville, NC. He was a machine operator for many years at Felton International before he retired. Richard Sr. was very adventurous, residing in North Carolina, and migrated to Connecticut and Married to Mrs. Gracie White. Richard moved on to New York and then to Brooklyn before settling down in the Queens. Richard Sr. then moved back to North Carolina with his family before returning to Connecticut to the care of his loving wife, Mrs. Gracie White who cared for him until his demise. Richard is survived by one brother, Danny White, and three sisters, Gerlean and Emma White and Carrie Dyer. He is also survived by five sons, Richard White Jr. (Dean), Larry White Sr. (DeDe), Carlton White Sr. (Cindy), Rickey White Sr. (Sheeba) and Teddy White (Sebrina) and one daughter Sheila White, with a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, family and friends.