Rick White

Brian Richard “Rick: White -Feb 5, 1952 – April 23, 2019 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rick White on April 23, 2019 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Chatham to Ronald and the late Margaret (Walker) White 67 years ago. 

Beloved soulmate of Julie Timms for over 45 years. Also survived by father Ron (Sherry) White and brother Randy. Fondly remembered by Julie’s mother, Donna Brown. 

Rick worked at Ontario Steel and retired from Navistar after 30 years of service. He was very passionate about cooking gourmet meals, gardening, birding, star-gazing and listening to jazz and blues. He also enjoyed travelling with Julie to many Caribbean Islands. 

In keeping with Rick’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held on June 1, 2019 from 1pm to 3:30pm at the Chatham Legion (39 William St. North) Those wishing to make a donation in Rick’s memory are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society . Online condolences are welcome at www.lifetransitions.ca

13 Comments on “Rick White”

  1. So sorry for your loss Julie, our sincerest condolences, thinking about you at this difficult time

  2. Our hearts ache…..he was a wonderful man and I loved our conversations about cooking……you will be missed Whitey….SWORDFISH

  3. Julie deepest condolence. Memory of Rick growing up with family. Will be in my heart always. Cousin Janice Nappi

  4. Julie we we’re shocked & saddened to hear of “Whitey’s” illness then sudden passing, he will always be a good friend. We did not get to see each-other much lately, but we will see you on the first. Take care you are in our thoughts. Mo & Paul

  5. Julie, we are so sorry to hear about Rick’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
    Take care Kathy and Dan Legue

  6. We fondly remember Rick as a child and how he entertained us with improvised stories.
    Heartfelt sympathy to all who loved him.

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