George Weston White Jr.

George Weston White Jr., 73, died Sunday morning, December 2, 2018, at his residence in Pierce County, following an extended illness.

He was a native of Waycross and had lived most of his life in Ware County prior to making his home in Pierce County since 1995. He was the son of the late George Weston White Sr. and Leatrice W. White. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Taylor White; a son George W. White III and a grandson, Riley White.

He was a member of Kettle Creek Church. He was employed many years with the CSX Railroad and retired as the general supervisor of work equipment.

Survivors include his wife, Meriliss McLagan White, Blackshear; a son Norman White (wife Lesley), Blackshear; grandchildren, Justen White, Waycross and Harley White, Blackshear; a daughter-in-law Keena White, Waycross; two sisters Linda Davis (husband Wesley), Brunswick and Susan W. White (husband Mike), Atlanta; a brother Robert White (wife Dee), Atlanta and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Dec. 8, from the Kettle Creek Church.

Interment will be in the Zenith Baptist Church Cemetery near Manor.  

Memorial donations may be made to the Kettle Creek Church Building Fund, 2523 Carswell Ave, Waycross, GA 31503 or to Hospice Satilla 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home of Waycross is in charge of arrangements.

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