FULTON - James E. (Jim) White Jr. of Beaumont, Texas, formerly of Hickman, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont, Texas.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Beaumont, Texas, and was the general manager for a hotel in Beaumont. He had lived most of his life in Hickman, Ky., and had also lived in Paducah, Ky., and Beaumont, Texas. No matter where he lived, in his heart his home was Hickman. He is now coming home for the final time.
He is survived by his wife, Vickie (Collings) White of Beaumont, Texas; two sons, James Edward "Jay" White III of Bowling Green, Mo., and Joseph "Joe" Perry White and wife Crystal of Paducah, Ky.; two grandchildren, Braxton Wade White of Tallaulah, La., and Aiden Riley of Paducah; a sister, Jan Marie White of Hickman; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jon Michael White; his parents, Mozelle (Poynor) and James Edward "Dock" White, Sr.; and a sister, Pamela Jo White.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at First United Methodist Church in Hickman and interment will be in Hickman City Cemetery.
Visitation will also be at First United Methodist Church from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 3.
Memorials may be made to: American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40222-4904; or to the American Cancer Society, c/o 302 Carr Street, Fulton, KY 42041.