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Gerald Milton White, Jr.

Posted By Hall-Wynne On January 9, 2011 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | 23 Comments

Gerald Milton White, Jr., 38, of Raleigh and Pittsboro, died in his sleep at his parents’ home January 9, 2011.

He is survived by his parents, Gerald and Lula Bunker White; two sisters, Stacy White and her two children Jade and Nate, Jennifer Eichenberger and her husband David, and their children Ethan and Lauren. He is also survived by Catherine Fuqua and Susie Walton; and many other family and friends.

A service to celebrate Gerald’s life will be held at 11 am Thursday, January 13, 2011 at Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Rd, Raleigh, with a time of visitation for friends and family to follow in the fellowship hall. The service of committal will be held at 3 pm Thursday at Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ in Pittsboro. Gerald will be privately interred in Hanks Chapel Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome, but the family appreciates contributions being sent to the SPCA in Gerald’s memory.

Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com, select “Obituaries”.

Arrangements are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation of Pittsboro.


Condolences for the family of “Gerald Milton White, Jr.”

Condolence from Eric Simon on January 10th, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald, we have not seen each other in many years but my memories of you are all great. You were such a fun person to be around. Broughton, Hillsborough Street nights. Many bands we shared together. I will miss you and hate that I did not get the chance to see you one last time. You were a kind, funny, Happy, warm, Tall LOL, cool always willing to help someone. Rest in peace my friend. We will all miss you. To your family that I did have the privilege of meeting a long time ago. I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could make it this Thursday, but I will be there in spirit. You all are in my thoughts. Gerald peace Bro..
Eric Simon

Condolence from Stan & Carolyn Bittle on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

Stacy, we are so very sorry to hear about your brother. Our family loves you and your children. If you need us please call. 919218-3756 You will all be in our thoughts & prayers.
Love,
The Bittle’s

Condolence from Mona L. Russell, and family on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

Mr. and Mrs. White, I have been friends with your daughters for about thirty years. While I only met Gerald a few times, I know what a wonderful individual he was. I cannot imagine the pain of watching your youngest child pass in what should be the prime of his life. My heart goes out to all of you–Jennifer and Stacy–as you try to explain this tragedy to your children when you do not understand it yourself.
“Here I sit between my brother the mountain and my sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the love that binds us together is deep and strong and strange.”–Kahlil Gibran

Condolence from Janet Lambert on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

To the White family- I am so sorry for your loss. I know of no words I can say to ease your pain. Please know that all of you have many wonderful friends that are here to help. God be with you always… Janet

Condolence from Dottie Waechter on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

As a young boy Gerald was a member of my Cub Scout Troop in Laurel Hills. He was a very sweet boy and a joy to know. My sincere condolences to his family.

Condolence from Darren Waechter on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

I’ve know Gerald since we were little kids in Cub Scouts back in Elementary school but spent the most time hanging out in high school after reconnecting through a mutual friend. Although we lost touch after a few years each time I ran into him he always had a smile on his face and enjoyed catching up. My sincere condolences to his family and all who ever knew him. We’ll miss you buddy.

Condolence from Tom Koch on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald and Jennifer and the White Family,

So very sorry to hear about Gerald Jr. We extend our thoughts and prayers to your family on this loss.

Condolence from Alma Council on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

Dear Lula and family,
My heart goes out to you all. Although I did not know your son, I know the pain is real. Richard and I
send sympathy and prayers for your well being. Blessings to all.
Richard Kilpatrick-Lyon and Alma council

Condolence from Roy & Linda Shook on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald & Lula;
So saddened to hear about “Little Gerald”. We often recall and cherish past memories. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and Jennifer & Stacy at this time of sorrow. We love you all.

Condolence from gladys thomas on January 11th, 2011 12:00 am

Dear Lou and Gerald, I am so sad for you to have to go through such a painful loss. I hope it helps to know that I love you both and am praying for you to find comfort and peace ,

Condolence from Pat and Welford Harris on January 12th, 2011 12:00 am

Dear Gerald and Lula,

So sorry to hear of the passing of your son Gerald, Jr. We will keep you in our prayers.

Sincerely,
Pat and Welford Harris

Condolence from Ann Pearce on January 12th, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald and Lula, how sad to lose Gerald Jr. at this time. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope you and Stacey and Jennifer will concentrate on the many happy times you had together. Christ be with you.

Condolence from Vickie Pavlic Martin on January 12th, 2011 12:00 am

Mr.&Mrs. White and Family,
I want to send my deepest sympathy. Gerald was such a big part of my high school years and I was so blessed to have had him and all of you as part of my life. Words are so hard to find at a time like this, but please know, all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sincerley,
Vickie Pavlic Martin

Condolence from Bea O’Quinn on January 12th, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald and Lula, I was so sorry to see in the N&O that your son, Gerald, had passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family for peace and comfort during this time.
Kind regards,
Bea

Condolence from Bill & Sarah Hagwood on January 12th, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald & Lula:
It has been several years since I have spoken to the two of you. But when I read Gerald’s obituary I felt a need to contact you. Sarah and I both offer you our sincerest condolences for your loss. We have not lost a son but we have lost those that are very dear to us and we know a part of what you are going through.
I miss those good old days Gerald, when we use to break together in the Bridge Design office. May God be with you and Lulu and Stacy and Jennifer and the grandchildren during your sorrow. God Bless all of you during this difficult time.

Condolence from James L. Bolden, Jr. on January 12th, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald and Lula, I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

Condolence from Jerry and Amy Jeffreys on January 12th, 2011 12:00 am

Amy and I are at such a loss of words. You were and will always be a huge part of our lives. We spent many years as roomates and friends. Man if those walls could talk. We will NEVER forget you. To Mr. and Mrs. White, if there is ever anything we can do for you please dont hesitate to call on us. R.I.P. Gerald. We LOVE you man.
Sincerely,
Jerry and Amy Jeffreys

Condolence from Larry & Wandra Farrell on January 12th, 2011 12:00 am

Dear Gerald, Lulu, Stacey and Jennifer and families,
So shocked and saddened to hear about Gerald, Jr. I saw him not too long ago, and I can’t remember where right now. But he said who he was and I was so glad to see him. It makes me so sad that you all have to go through this and no words can comfort you all, but you know folks, by their messages, just want you to know that they love you and are sorry for your loss. Love you all,

Condolence from Van Finch on January 13th, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald Sr. and Lula & family,
I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Gerald Jr. I was glad to have known him. He was a big help to me personally – working and helping us survey and he was always willing to help in any way he could.. If you need
anything, please let me know – I think a lot of you and your wife.
You and your family are in our prayers.

Van R. Finch

Condolence from Randy Bissette on January 21st, 2011 12:00 am

Gerald,

So very sorry to hear about Gerald Jr. I extend my thoughts and prayers to your family on this loss.

Condolence from michelle on January 28th, 2011 12:00 am

Jennifer,
Sorry to hear the loss of your brother. May you know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Michelle Haigler & Kenzie Smith

Condolence from Ryan on December 3rd, 2017 1:17 pm

Oh yeah sorry I wasted there. But you know I was, just could not accept it and I knew there was something for me to learn. I know NOW!

Condolence from William on June 2nd, 2019 9:27 pm

I met GW through a mutual friend.. we hit it off immediately had a lot of same Hobbies I used to go to his house in Pittsboro and play pool a lot which he consistently beat me no matter how long the night went on. He was a real Hustler. I think I probably beat him twice. One of my Fondest Memories of Gerald was we all went to Snookers over there by the shopping center off Ridge Road. I kept telling my friend don’t bet him any money playing golf cor. Of course my friend did not listen. Late $100 on the table. Miraculous the old GW sobered up real quick and took his money like nothing even happened. I can only look at my friend and say I warned you. He was that type of guy one of the coolest people I’ve met there’s not many days they go by that I don’t think about him I only knew him very closely for a couple of years but he means a lot to me. I wish you all the best condolences and to remind you that these problems do not Define us. He was one genuine soul. Some of the craziest memories I have where with Gerald, and I cherish them. I wish your family the utmost condolences. Losing a loved one is very hard. But using a loved one like GW is something else entirely. HE IS WITH US EVERYDAY I SPIRIT

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