Melvin H. White, 90, of Riverton died at 6:15 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Maple Ridge Care Center in Lincoln.
Melvin was born in Riverton, IL on October 10, 1921 to Edgar and Elizabeth A. Crim White. He married Mary K. Mohler on August 3, 1946 at Rochester Christian Church and she survives. Also surviving are two nieces; Sharon JoAnn White of Riverton and Susan Kay Cox of Jacksonville; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Russell A. White and one sister Dorothy Harrell.
Melvin belonged to Riverton Christian Church, graduated from Riverton High School and was a resident of Riverton all of his life. He worked for Barclay Grain Elevator for 15 years and the Village of Riverton for 15 years. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, ice skating with the young ones and watching all sports.
Visitation: 10-11 am, Friday, June 22, 2012 at Riverton Christian Church.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Friday, June 22, 2012 at Riverton Christian Church with Frank Lewis and Grant Ray officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Riverton Christian Church or the Charity of the Donor’s Choice.
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