Lewis A. White, 81, of Terre Haute, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Union Hospital. Lewis was born Nov. 26, 1931, to Hallie C. White and Geraldine V. (Henery) White, in Terre Haute. He retired as a conductor from the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central–Conrail, after 41 years of service. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was involved in several community organizations; William Penn Lodge 727 Free & Accepted Masons, Ancient & Accepted, Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute, Zorah Shrine, Kerman Grotto, Kerman Revelers, Sword-of-Bunker Hill Highland 100, Outdoor Recreation Club Inc., Order of Eastern Star Chapter 528, life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 972, National Rifle Association, Retired Railroad Men’s Association, and UTU 1399.
He is survived by two sons, Mark A. (Sherry) White of East Glenn, and Ricky W. (Patricia) White of Farmersburg; four granddaughters, Shannon, Beth, Christina, and Kaylee; along with three great-grandchildren.
Lewis was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Ann; daughter, Dr. Cathy S. White; and a great-grandson, Reis W. Nunley.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Roselawn Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at the funeral home. The VFW Post 972 will be performing military honors. Family and friends may offer words of comfort at: