- August 7, 2021
Leonard William White, 85 of St. Clairsville, Ohio formerly of Jacobsburg, Ohio died Friday, August 6, 2021 at the Valley Hospice South’s Liza’s Place in Wheeling, West Virginia.
He was born October 31, 1935 in Wheeling, West Virginia son of the late Fred and Catherine Mary Weir White.
Leonard was a rural letter carrier for the Bellaire Post Office, where he retired after 40 years, a member of the St. John’s Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio, American Legion Post 52, the NRA and a US Coast Guard veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane McElwee White on July 30, 2001, one son, Phillip White, his sister, Carmen Eddins, his brother, Phillip White, a granddaughter, Courtney White and great grandson, William Stevens. Surviving are his children, Rebecca ( Mark) Dotson of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Amy (Phil) Stevens of Dayton, Maryland, Michael (Mary) White of Huntsville, Ohio, Jennifer (Richard) Beard of Belmont, Ohio and Erin (George) Donley of St. Clairsville, Ohio; sisters, Elaine (John) Patt of Bellaire, Ohio, Martha Ann (Herman) Rollandini of Lorton, Virginia and Lucille Antroinen of Cheaspeake, Virginia. Also thirteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his companion Judy Donley.
Leonard loved to spend his time traveling and fishing at the lake. Above all, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory on Friday, August 13, 2021 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 2pm at the St. John Catholic Church Bellaire, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel, as Celebrant. Vigil services will be held on Friday at 7:30 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Catholic Church by going to TMCFunding.com. Inurnment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum in Wheeling, West Virginia on Saturday, August 21, 2021 with Full Military Honors by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.