OBITUARY

Clyde White Jr.

September 1, 1928May 12, 2019
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Clyde White, Jr., 90, passed away on May 12, 2019. He was born in New Orleans, LA. His parents were Clyde and Alice Maude Fleming White. He had two brothers, James Warren White and Bobby Eugene White. He is preceded in passing by his wife of 63 years, Marillyn Rose Scharfenstein White. Surviving Clyde are his five children, Leslie Clyde White (Sun Hee), Lawrence James White (Sheila), Richard Brent White (Lisa), Florence White Wallace (Jeff), and Alan Kent White (Shannon). He leaves ten grandchildren, Leslie Kim White Williamson (Jesse), Steven Brent White (Rachael), Tyler Rhee (Terry Ham), Rebecca Rose White Hunnicut (Alex), Leah Frances White Yawn (Bobby), Laurie Marie White, Richard Brent White II, Kinsey Grace Wallace, Roberta Estelle Wallace, and Allison Anne Wallace. He also leaves seven great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Addisyn, and Autumn Williamson, Alexis and Sarah White, Ellie Yaerin Rhee, and Olivia Yawn. Clyde’s business career was in the Commercial Property and Casualty field. He started in Claims work, became a Commercial Salesman, and came to Louisville, KY as the District Manager for Liberty Mutual. He finished his career as a Partner with Associated Insurance Service. Clyde was active in industry-wide activities. He served on three Governing Committees, including as Chairman of the Kentucky Fair Plan, the Kentucky Auto Insurance Plan, and the Assigned Claims Plan. In 1977, he served on the Advisory Committee to the Kentucky Legislature while it formulated the Law covering Products Liability. He also served a term as Trustee for Parr’s Rest. Clyde was a dedicated member of Broadway Baptist Church. He was elected for terms as Trustee, as Deacon (Chairman), and on various committees. He enjoyed teaching Sunday School Classes. Visitation will be held at the Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home at Westport Village, 7410 Westport Road, from 4 to 8 PM on Thursday, May 16, 2019. A service will take place on Friday, May 17, at 10 AM, at Broadway Baptist Church, 4000 Brownsboro Road. Following the service Clyde will be laid to rest privately at Louisville Memorial Gardens East Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Broadway Baptist Church.

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  • Visitation Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 17, 2019

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Norm Fallot

May 14, 2019

Clyde White was a good and decent man who also happened to be the fairest person I have ever known . Clyde mentored me in the insurance business 40 years ago and shared his wisdom with me throughout his life. He became a close friend whom I respected greatly and in the past couple decades I always looked forward to celebrating his birthdays with him in addition to having lunch with him. I miss Clyde greatly and his family can be assured that Clyde left this world a better place and is now reunited with Marilyn in Heaven.

Virginia Gariepy

May 13, 2019

I met Clyde through Brent and Lisa when I sold his home. He was so witty with a great sense of humor and sharp as a tac. He negotiated every detail and considered every angle. It was obvious to me that he loved and missed his wife and I am sure they are reunited. He spoke of all his children and grandchildren. So many happy family memories in that home. So many sweet new memories...I loved the Easter Pictures with Livy. What a wonderful example of husband and father. Brent is a wonderful son, as I am sure all of you are tributes to your amazing parents. It was my pleasure to know him and I know Clyde will be missed and his legacy lives on. Our love and sympathy to your family along with our prayers. Also Clyde, put in a good word for the Gariepys because I know you are in Heaven. Virginia & Bob Gariepy

Robert and Yvonne White

May 13, 2019

Uncle Clyde and Aunt Marilyn let us and our very young first-born son live with them for a month in 1978. They were SO hospitable and kind to us, naive as we were, while we sought to settle into our first house, new job, new city, etc.
We loved staying with them and often think fondly upon that month remembering such a dear family! Florrie and Alan were still living at home too. We will miss you, Uncle Clyde.

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