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Richard "Rich" White

April 2, 1970 — May 30, 2022

Richard “Rich” White, 52, of Spartanburg, SC, died Monday, May 30, 2022 at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born April 2, 1970 in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of Nancy Christian White and the late Robert Bruce White.

A US Navy veteran for 10 years, Mr. White attended USC-Upstate, he was employed with Walmart on East Main Street in Spartanburg, SC. An avid reader, he was quiet, thoughtful and kind. He was a lifelong member of Bethel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his mother, Nancy Christian White, and his sister, Jane W. Brown, both of Spartanburg, SC, a nephew, Christian Wood, cousins, Christine Tedesco (Rob Silance) and Marlynna Haas (Michael), along with numerous beloved other cousins, aunts and uncles, and his precious black lab, “Elvis.”

Visitation will be 12:30 – 1:30 pm Friday, June 3, 2022 at Bethel United Methodist Church Parlor, 245 S. Church Street Ext., Spartanburg, SC 29306. A Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm at the church, conducted by The Rev. Brad Gray and The Rev. Megan Gray. Burial with military rites will follow in Westwood Memorial Gardens, 6101 Reidville Road, Moore, SC 29369.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303 online at www.spartanburghumane.org or Bethel United Methodist Church, 245 S. Church Street Ext., Spartanburg, SC 29306.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, June 3, 2022

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Bethel United Methodist Church

235 S Church St, Spartanburg, SC 29306

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 3, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bethel United Methodist Church

235 S Church St, Spartanburg, SC 29306

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Burial with Military Rites

Westwood Memorial Gardens

6101 Reidville Rd, Moore, SC 29369

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