James Allen White Sr.

November 2, 1935August 3, 2018

James Allen White, Sr., 82, passed away August 3, 2018, in Dallas, Texas. He grew up in Waco, Texas, where he earned his amateur radio license and pilot’s license as a teenager. After graduating with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin, he served in the U.S. Army. He then worked in the aerospace defense industry, before turning his talents to becoming a successful independent oil and gas producer. After 40 years in the industry, he retired in Dallas. A cherished husband, father, and grandfather, his interests included photography, aviation, emerging technologies and world travel. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, two children, four grandchildren, a sister and a brother. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at The Saint Michael Chapel at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 8011 Douglas at Colgate, Dallas, Texas 75225, 214-363-5471, The Reverend Dr. Christopher D. Girata presiding. Private interment. Memorial contributions may be made to The Foundation of "St. Michael and All Angels" to or the charity of your choice.


  • Memorial Service Thursday, August 23, 2018

James Allen White Sr.