Gary White

Gary L. White, 80, of Osage Beach, Mo., died Feb. 11, 2018, at Lakeside Meadows Nursing Home in Osage Beach, due to cancer.

He was born April 18, 1937, in Mount Auburn, the son of Louie and Alta “Irene” White.

Surviving is his best friend, Roger Schlatter of Osage Beach.

He was preceded in death by his aunts and uncles.

He attended Mount Auburn schools, graduating from Mount Auburn High School. He went on to receive his bachelor of science in education degree at Illinois State University in Normal and his master of arts in education degree at Columbia University in New York City.

He was a long-time music instructor in Central Ill. He taught band and choir for Greenview High School; band for Vermont, Ipava, Table Grove (VIT) High School; band for Beardstown High School; and choir for Jacksonville High School. He ended his employment years as the Senior Trainer with the Illinois Department on Aging.

No services are being held. Inurnment will take place at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Osage Beach is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Lake Regional Cancer Center, 54 Hospital Drive, Osage Beach, MO 65065, in memory of Gary White.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/21/2018


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