Kelly 'K.P.' Parker White, Jr., 83, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 16, 2012, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center following an extended illness, Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN.
Mr. White was born on September 7, 1929, in Scott County, VA, and had resided the majority of his life in Clinchport, VA. Mr. White was former owner/operator of Clinch River Groceries (Speers Ferry) for many years. He enjoyed reading in his spare time and always socializing with friends and aquaintances. He was of the Methodist faith.
Mr. White was preceded in death by father, Kelly Parker White, Sr.; his mother, Callie Dona McConnell White; and sisters, Billie Joe Rhoten and Ella Ruth Pippen.
Kelly 'K.P.' White survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Nellie Jane Gamble White, Kingsport, TN; a daughter, Kallen Ann White-Lewis and husband, James (Blountville, TN); sons, David Kelly White (Bristol, TN) and William 'Bill' White and wife, Ruth Ann (Cleveland, TN); grand- daughters, Kathy Shockey, Tracy White, Lori Lei Ann Russell, and Christina Woody; eight great grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 19, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., at Scott County Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, October 19, 2012, at 2 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Evangelist Kenneth Neeley officiating.
A graveside service will follow the funeral on Friday, October 19, 2012, at Oak Hill Memorial Park with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeffrey Pippin, Robert Pippin, Lee Pippin, Earl Pippin, Jr., Jack Good, and Joe Good.
Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home is serving the White Family.