Wellsville, NY - Fred C. White, 57, of 3463 County Road 28, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at home, with his family at his side. He was born May 4, 1958 in Cuba. On July 22, 1979 in Perryton, Texas he married Alice M. Gaines who survives.
Fred was a 1977 graduate of Wellsville High School. He was employed by Wellsville Central School during his high school years and for the Town of Wellsville in the summer months. He moved to Perryton, TX in 1978 to work in the oil fields; and returned to Wellsville in 1985. He later worked for Air Preheater Company in Wellsville. He attended Yorks Corners Mennonite Church. He loved nature, animals, flowers, birds and making children laugh.
Surviving in addition to his wife Alice, is one daughter, Tiffany (Timothy) Brechbill of Rocky Mount, NC, two sons, Daniel (Heidi) White of Palo Alto, CA and Dustin (Julie Eldridge) White of Wellsville, three grandchildren, Timothy and Naomi Brechbill and Chase White, one brother, Leslie White of Wellsville, a sister, Linda Yaras of Austin, PA, as well as several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Freda (Goodwin) White Mulvey in 1987, one brother, Leon White Jr., and three sisters, Luella, Lucy, Lila White all in 1960.
Friends are invited to call on Monday, June 29th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville and on Tuesday, June 30th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Yorks Corners Mennonite Church. The funeral will follow visitation at 1:00 pm Tuesday at the Church. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Austin, PA. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the SPCA Serving Allegany County or Penn-York Camp in Ulysses, PA. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.