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Michael Lee White

December 10, 1945 — August 21, 2023

Michael Lee White, age 77, of Pageton, WV, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on August 21, 2023.  

Michael was born on December 10, 1945 in Roanoke, VA to the late Glenn and Elsie Hughes.  In addition to being a loving husband, father, and grandfather, he was an avid WV Moutaineers fan and loved watching Nascar.  After graduating from Gary High School, he made his career as a coal miner, retiring after 30+ years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by infant son, Michael Lee White, Jr., infant granddaughter, Grace Elizabeth Stevenson, and two faithful companions, his dogs, Shorty and Penny.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 57 years, Opal Marie Walker White; daughter, Susan Saunders and husband, Jerry of Pageton; daughter, Cindy Thompson of Pageton; son, Thomas White and wife, Tonya of Pageton; grandchildren, Crissie Crouse, Carolee Stevenson, Daniel Stevenson, Austin Johnson, Levi Thompson, Connor White, Logan White, and loving sidekick, his dog Wendy.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 11:00 AM at the Craven Shires Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Farmer officiating the services.  Burial will follow at Grand View Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA.  Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home from 10:00-11:00 AM. Serving as pallbearers will be his son, grandsons, Ryan Johnson, and honorary pallbearer, Jerry Saunders.

Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com

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