Richard Hale White

Dr. Richard Hale White, age 62, of Maryville, Tennessee, passed away peacefully April 4, 2011.

Dr. White, who was a loving husband, father, and friend of the Maryville community, will be missed by all who loved and knew him. His passion was his work, serving as a local family physician for 30 years in the Knoxville and Maryville communities. Through this practice, he developed countless valued friendships and touched many lives. A dedicated citizen, Dr. White was enlisted as a battalion surgeon with the 844th during the Gulf War. Dr. White was a member at Highland Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer, his parents, Lonnie and Ruth, and brothers, Jack and Tony.

Survivors are his wife, Kathy; son, Brian and daughter-in-law, Amy; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Carolyn; sister-in-law, Betty; and nieces and nephews: Lori, Tara, Lon, Steve, Jackie, Melissa, Jeremy, and Zach.

A Memorial Service will take place Thursday, April 7 at 7:00 pm at Highland Presbyterian Church, 721 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804, with Rev. Ann Owens Brunger officiating. Receiving of friends will follow. A family graveside service will be held prior to the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Highland Presbyterian Church, 721 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804.

McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home in charge 982-6812