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January 30, 1950 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
Gary Lee White, 73, of Washington, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at his home. Celebration of life services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be left to the family or designated to the Veterans Liberty Center in Iowa City in memory of Gary. Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Columbus Junction is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com.
Gary was born January 30, 1950 in Des Moines, Iowa. As an infant, he was adopted by Leroy and Rosella White. Gary graduated from Keokuk High School and from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, with an Associate of Arts Degree. He served honorably in the United States Army. Gary was united in marriage to Bonnie Jean Bass on December 30, 1995 in Memphis, Missouri.
Gary owned and operated his own furniture store. He later worked as a CNC lathe operator and then as a security guard for Simpson Security in Iowa City. Gary enjoyed woodworking, leatherworking, arrowhead collecting and fishing. He also enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and the Iowa Hawkeyes.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Bonnie White of Washington; daughters: Dawn On-The-Hill of Memphis, MO; Candra (Johnny, Jr.) Mills of Muscatine; and Amanda Mohr of Memphis, MO; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.