PHOENIX, NY – Robert J. White, 81, of Phoenix, passed away on Monday February 16, 2015, in Oswego Hospital.
He was born in Scranton, Pa., on Nov. 11, 1933, to his late parents, Ruth (Hobbs) and Robert White.
He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School, class of 1951.
Bob was a veteran of the U. S. Army from 1956 to 1958; a U. S. A. F. veteran from 1961 to 1962.
He was a former member of the CNY Bluegrass Association, Syracuse, and the Local 195 Roofer’s Union, Syracuse.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 53 years, Sally Ann (Haskins) White, on April 2, 2012.
Surviving are his two sons, Robert J. (Debra) White of Warsaw, Ind., and Kevin M. White (Wendy Smith) of Phoenix; his five grandchildren; his one great-granddaughter; his two sisters, Betty M. White of Scranton, Pa., and Lydia H.
Sheehan of Fairview, Texas; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services will be held on Saturday May 30, at 11 a.m. in the Word of Life Assembly of God Church, 12 E. Oneida St., Baldwinsville, NY, 13027.
Senior Pastor Randy S. Czyz will officiate the services.
Military honors will be offered by Phoenix Memorial Post 5540, VFW honor squad.
Contributions in Bob’s memory to: Phoenix Area Food Pantry, 43 Bridge St., Phoenix, NY 13135.
Arrangements by Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix.