Pinehurst NC
John Milton White, 78, of Pinehurst died Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
For 23 years, Mr. White was the director of the Wilson Greene Mental Health Center in Wilson, NC.
He was born in Bluefield, West Virginia to the late Hugh and Rachel White. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sandra P. White of Pinehurst, two sons, John M. White III and Hugh E. White and wife Michelle, and two grandchildren, Rachel Arin White and William Davis White. He is also survived by his sister, Betty W. Duke of Raleigh, NC.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm, Friday, October 5, 2012 at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines, NC.
Services will be held Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:00 am at Deep Creek Baptist Church, 1995 Linden Road, Aberdeen, NC, with the Reverend Bryan Maness officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery at a later date.
Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.
Powell Funeral Home of Southern Pines is assisting the family.
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  1. John White is very high on my list as a standout in Moore County. One day he unexpectedly helped me with a psychotic customer–calmed the man down quickly. John and I became good friends and even kept in touch after I left his area. He ALWAYS brought a sm

  2. I worked a few years with John at Wilson-Greene Mental Health and have had fond memories of that time over these many years. Thoughts and prayers are with the family at a difficult time. Frank Baker

  3. We were sad to hear of the death of my cousin. We are very happy that we were able to visit John and Sandy and share a wonderful lunch with them two years ago. Our thoughts and prayers are with Sandy and her family and Betty!
    Richard and Sondra

  4. John, a dear friend and colleague for many years. Dependable, caring, giving, and sharing. My deepest sympathy to the family. Steve Creech, retired Pitt County Area Director, Greenville, NC

  5. We knew John very well during his stay in Wilson. He had his Insurance with us. Many times we shared a funny story especially aomething about what our kids would do. He was an outstanding man in our book.
    Our sympathy and prayers are sent to his wife

  6. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of your loved one. The Lord will give you strength as you continue your journey of grief.
    God’s Peace,
    Pat Brown and Staff
    Pines Funerals

  7. Sandy, i have thought of you and John often over the years and did not know where you went when you left Wilson. I remember many hours spent in the Record Store at Brentwood w/you and John. I can see him now in funny hats making customers laugh along with

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