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Obituary for John Edward White Jr.

John Edward White, Jr., age 66, of Bloomington, Indiana passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at his residence. He was born on April 21, 1957 in Bloomington to John Edward, Sr. and Naomi (Shute) White. John graduated from Edgewood High School in 1975, and served in the United States Navy. He worked at the Indiana University Chilled Water Plant for 41 years. He enjoyed music of all kinds, movies, especially science fiction, guns, meeting up with fellow retirees for lunches, his bright blue Chevy Blazer, eating at Texas Roadhouse and Riviera Maya in Bloomington, he loved the beach and ocean, and John could make a mean margarita. John had a plethora of knowledge about varying subjects, and was very intelligent when it came to computers.
John is survived by his daughters, Jessica Warthan (Tracy), and Jacquelyn Bedel (Matt), his beloved dog, Stewie, grandchildren, Jeremiah Sears, Wyatt Warthan, Audrey Warthan, and Charlotte Warthan, Kaylynn Bedel, and Jayla Bedel, sisters, Connie Kent, Marsha Gwaltney (Larry), and Sherri Hamilton (Randy), brother, Bruce White, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, and great-great-nephews.
John was preceded in death by his loving wife of 44 years, Sara (Atwood) White, his parents, sister, Susie Bayne, and brother, William Kevin White.
A gathering of friends and family will be from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM on Friday, September 1, 2023 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third Street Bloomington, Indiana.
A memorial service will be held at 5:00 PM on Friday, September 1, 2023 at The Funeral Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Monroe County Animal Shelter in John’s name.