February 24, 1923 ~ March 10, 2010

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Carl Edward White, Sr., 87, of Johnston Blvd., died on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at St. Joseph Campus, Mission Hospitals. A native of Buncombe Co., he was the son of the late Hubert and Florence Allison White. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Aileen Smith White, who died in 1991; a son, Ralph Thomas "Tommy" White, who died in 1992; four sisters, and two brothers. Mr. White was the former Press Room Foreman for the Asheville Citizen-Times, where he worked for 46 years. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Owenby; daughter, Brenda Caldwell and husband Danny; two sons, Carl Edward White, Jr., and wife Linda, and Dale Alan White and wife Christy; step-daughter, Ann Lamb and husband Vern; step-son, Rick Owenby; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Mr. White will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Phillips, Tommy Dorsey, and Paul Sluder officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. I miss you so much my Papaw!!! i will always remember and cherish all our times together especially our beach trips and trading ball cards in you’re kitchen with Brad.
    I LOVE YOU SO MUCH!!!!
    Stacey Caldwell

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  2. PAPAW CARL YOU WERE THE MOST LOVING AND CARING PERSON WE EVER KNEW. YOU TOUCHED OUR LIVES IN A WAY THAT CAN NEVER BE DESCRIBED. YOU WILL BE MISSED. GRANNY WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. WE LOVE YOU VERY MUCH AND YOU WILL BE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

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  3. Dale and Family: Our prayers and sympathy are with you and your family during this time of loss. He had to be a fine father to have a son like you. We will continue to pray that your wonderful memories will stay vivid and that the Lord will provide His perfect strength and comfort during these difficult days. Because HE Lives and Loves,
    Fred & Merle Pittillo, Wayne, David & Linda and all of us at Turf Mountain Sod

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  4. We grew up two doors down the road from Carl and Aileen and always thought highly of them. Eddie, Brenda and Dale and Maxine, the John Will Johnson Family send special thoughts and prayers your way. God Bless the family.
    Walter, Juanita Fox and Joe and Linda Scorsone

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  5. Carl was my foreman at the Citizen- Times for a number of years. We always had a good working relation ship. I am sorry that we will be out of town and will not be able to attend when the family receives friends. Our prayes are with the family. Bob and Lucille Brown

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  6. Dale, You and your family continue to be in all our thoughts and prayers as you honor the life of your dad and begin to grieve your loss over the coming days. ‘The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped…’ Psalm 28:7

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  7. Dale, I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. I just want you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I did not have the privilege of knowing your Dad but he had to be a great man or you would not be the man you are today. God will give you the strength to carry you through.

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  8. Dear Dale,
    Just to let you know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss.
    God Bless!
    Tammie Callahan

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  9. Dale,

    I’m sorry to hear of your great loss. I can relate to what you are going through and will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    Brett

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  10. Dale,

    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers! Your father’s light shines through you! Only a remarkable role model can rear such a kind, strong and giving son! May knowing he has moved on to Glory console you during this time of sadness.

    With Deepest Sympathy,

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  11. Dear Stacey,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I now this is a hard time for you and your family. But, when ever you are feeling sad just remember he is in a better place and can watch over you from Heaven.
    I love you, your are like a sister to me and if there is anything I can do let me know. Even if it’s just a shoulder to lean on or a ear to listen, you know I will be there.
    Love Always
    Your Friend,
    Jennifer Pinkney
    Jermaine & Devon

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  12. We are sending our sincerest sympathy to Maxine and the rest of our family for the loss of our uncle, Carl. May all your memories provide you with comfort during this time.

    Love, Cathy (White), Bobby, and RJ Thompson

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  13. Dear Brenda, Danny, Stacey & Amanda,
    My heart goes out to you all. I remember Mr. White always had a smile on his face. Just remember hes in heaven smiling down on you all, and watching over you everyday. He will always be with you in your hearts and memories.

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  14. Maxine, we just learned of Carl’s death and we are ALL so saddened! You and Carl were both so kind to all of our residents and staff and we miss you. Wishing you comfort in this sad time.

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  15. To the children,,,I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad,,Been to your Mom (Ailene) and Dad’s house so many times when you were small,,my thoughts and prayers go out to you,cherish his memories they are forever,Much Love

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  16. Im sorry for your loss Carl was a great person always remember the good times you all had together.He was a special person and never be replaced. Thoughts and prayers go out to you guys.Loveyou all Jackie

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