Bobby Charles White

  • Born: December 22, 1945
  • Died: October 30, 2012
  • Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Stockham Family Funeral Home

205 N Chestnut
McPherson, KS 67460
Tel. (620) 241-2442

Tribute & Message From The Family

Bobby C. White, 66, of Colorado Springs, CO and formerly of McPherson, KS, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at his home in Colorado.

Bobby was born on December 22, 1945, in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, the son of Harry and Valera (Goering) White. He graduated from McPherson High School in 1963.

He served in the US Marine Corp from 1964 to 1978 and served in the Vietnam War.

He worked at the McPherson County Sheriff Department until he moved to Colorado Springs, CO in 2000, where he continued to work for the El Paso County Security Department.

Bob's hobbies included weight lifting, collecting firearms, going to the shooting range, and watching football while barbequing with family and friends (GO RAIDERS!!). He also loved listening to a variety of music, and cooking for his kids, making the best chili ever. He loved taking drives along the countryside and enjoyed reading.

He had a fun and loving heart and put his family and friends first. He always had a new joke to tell, even though most of them were R rated!

Bobby is survived by: his son, Aaron White and wife, Wendy, of Colorado Springs, CO; daughters, Anne Carson and husband, Craig, Sara White, and Rebecca White, all of McPherson, KS; step-son, Kenny Becker of McPherson, KS; brother, Jeff White and wife, Mardell, of Lake Havasu City, AZ; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, November 9, 2012, at First Mennonite Church, McPherson, KS. Inurnment of the cremains with Military Honors will be in the McPherson Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to the Bobby C. White memorial fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Grandpa bob I miss you much I know I didn't really ever see you but I love n miss u deaply! Love you much

Posted by mariah white - mcpherson, KS - granddaughter   November 13, 2012

Kind and gentle man who always brought warm and pleasant conversations. You'll be deeply missed. May God always be at your side.

Posted by Tom & Leticia ONeill - Colorado Springs, CO - Friends   November 08, 2012

Aaron sorry to here about the passing of your dad. He was a great guy and he will be missed.

Posted by Jason Mead - McPherson, KS - friend   November 08, 2012

Aaron I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Bob was a genuine person and he will be missed.

Posted by Lance Vernon - Salina, KS - Friend   November 06, 2012

Aaron, I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. He was a great guy and he will always be remembered. We are thinking of you during this difficult time....Ashley (Burnison) Nelson

Posted by Ashley Burnison Nelson - Kansas City, MO   November 05, 2012


My deepest condolences Aaron. Your father was a great man and it was an honor to know him. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.

With utmost respect,

Randy and Nikki Mounts

Posted by Randy and Nikki Mounts - Co.Springs, CO - friend   November 04, 2012

Mardell & Jeff---So sorry. I was just asking about Bob when I conversed with you last. Thought maybe I'd get to talk to Bob sometime. Guess he's with Pat and Harry now.

Posted by Kermit & Susan Hawley - McPherson, KS - Friends   November 02, 2012