June 24, 1937 - February 2, 2019
Robert N. White, age 81 of Bristol, TN passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born June 24, 1937 in Wheelwright, KY to the late Homer and Nell White. Bob grew up in Pedro, OH and lived for many years in Ironton, OH. He graduated from Greenbriar Military School in Lewisburg, WV. After serving in active duty in the U.S. Army, he studied at Ohio University and graduated from Ashland Business College. He served as president of Ashland Business College and held different sales positions in the automotive and pharmaceuticals industries. He and his wife owned the retail store, Cornerstone Ink, for several years, located in downtown Bristol. He retired from King Pharmaceuticals in 2005. Bob enjoyed playing baseball throughout his life and was a sports fan and an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan. He was a faithful Christian and enjoyed volunteering at his church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard L. White, and his first-born daughter, Robin White Ison. Survivors include his wife, Glenda White; one brother, Russell D. White and wife, Brenda; son, Robert N. White, Jr. and wife, Mary; daughters, Kristi White-Hall and husband, Dwayne and Terri White Gregory and husband, Jeff; ten grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Thursday prior to the service at Community Church at Bristol. The funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 P.M., Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Community Church at Bristol with Pastor Shawn Street officiating. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Friday in Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Community Church at Bristol, 6320 Old Jonesboro Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the White family.
Robert N. White, age 81 of Bristol, TN passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born June 24, 1937 in Wheelwright, KY to the late Homer and Nell White. Bob grew up in Pedro, OH and lived for many... View Obituary & Service Information
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