William "Bill" White

1935 - 2021




William “Bill” P. White, 85 of Hillsboro passed away March 21, 2021 at Villas of Holly Brook in Springfield.

He was born July 4, 1935 in Panama IL to Charles and Myrtle (Compton) White.

He worked for the phone company as a cable splicer and co-owned Cress and White antenna service in Hillsboro. He was a US Army Veteran and he volunteered for the Hillsboro Fire Department.

He married Arlene Werner on July 15, 1956 and she preceded him in death Jan 28, 2019.

He is survived by two children Larissa (Alan) Hobbie of Hillsboro and Loren White of Springfield, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four siblings Norman, Jimmy, Betty and Bonnie.

Private graveside services and burial were held in Wares Grove Cemetery in Butler.

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Marilyn Maccanelli

March 29, 2021 8:01 AM

My husband, Mike, grew up in Panama so knew of the White family.  I knew Arlene from Ware's Grove and my son played baseball with Loren in Hillsboro when we lived there for one year in 1974.  We connected with Bill at Hardee's in Hillsboro before the pandemic and have thought of him since but did not know he had moved to Springfield to be close to Loren.  We are very sad to hear of his death and send condolences to you all.

Eric Buerkett

March 28, 2021 8:09 AM

Nelson & Karen Aumann

March 27, 2021 7:48 PM

Loren, you are in our thysnd prayers.
Nelson & Karen Aumann

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Michelle Clinard Whitlow

March 27, 2021 4:09 PM

Larrisa and Loren I am sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. I was glad I got to talk with you awhile back and we talk about memories of your family home. Thoughts are with you

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