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Rehoboth - John C. White, Jr.,87, a lifelong resident of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2023, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. Born on September 18, 1936, in Rehoboth, he was the loving husband of the late Jane A. White and the son of the late John C. White Sr. and the late Mary (Silva) White.
John was a dedicated family man and is survived by his three children, John White, III and his wife Tammy of Rehoboth, David J. White and his wife Michelle of Dighton, and Cynthia Harrison and her husband Ray of Rehoboth. He was a proud grandfather to Aaron White, Austin White ,John White , Beth Correia, Raymond Harrison IV, Noah, and Hannah White, Daniel Arruda and Nicholas Arruda . He also had the joy of being a great-grandfather to Waylon Correia. His cousin, Louise Peck of Rehoboth, also survives him.
John worked as a truck driver for Rotondo Precast for over 30 years before retiring. He was known for his work ethic, dedication, and commitment to his profession. His colleagues remember him as a reliable and supportive team member who always stepped in to lend a hand when needed. John was a veteran of the United States Army, serving as a Specialist from 1959 -1965.
A man of faith, John was a member of the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church. His faith was an integral part of his life, and he lived it out each day through his actions and interactions with others. He was known for his loving, thoughtful, and faith-filled nature, which touched everyone he met.
John had a passion for the outdoors and took great pleasure in gardening. His hands were never idle as he tended to his plants and nurtured them to grow. He was also fond of his farmall tractors, which he took great pride in maintaining. His love for working on his land was evident in the meticulous care he took of his property.
Above all, John cherished the time he spent with his family and grandchildren. He believed in the importance of family and worked hard to create a warm and loving environment for them. His home was a place of laughter, shared stories, and plenty of love. Every family gathering was a testament to the strong bonds he fostered with his children and grandchildren.
John C. White, Jr. will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. His legacy of love, faith, and hard work will continue to live on through his family. His life was a testament to the values he held dear, and his memory will continue to inspire those who knew and loved him.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visiting hours on Friday, November 3,2023 from 5:00pm-7:00pm in the REBELLO FUNERAL HOME, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI, and on Saturday November 4, 2023, from 8:30am -9:30am, IN THE ABUNDANT LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, 135 New Meadow Road Swansea. Followed by a funeral service at 10:00am in the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church.
Burial will follow in Rehoboth Village Cemetery, Bay State Road, Rehoboth Ma.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Missions Program C/O Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, 135 New Meadow Road, Swansea, MA. 02777.