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Roscoe White

Ralph B. DavisManaging Editor

November 30, 2012

Roscoe “Rocky” White, 51, of Merrimac, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012, at his residence.


He was born January 13, 1961, in Mingo County, a son of the late Arthur and Magdeline Robinette White.


Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Vanessa White Rlussell; and one brother, Donnie White.


Roscoe was a retired coal miner having worked at Gunn Coal and Tac & C. Energy and was studing to be a Jehovah’s Witness.


He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann (Hayes) White; one son, Timothy James White of Merrimac; two daughters, Vicky Lynn White and Maggie Brooke White both of Merrimac; two brothers, Arthur (Diane) White Jr. of Belo, and Ira (Kathy) White of Merrimac; four sisters, Gladyss (James) Robinette of Tenn., Rebecca Elaine (Chester) Roberts of Merrimac, Debbie (Kermit) Murplhy of Rawl, and Carmalita (Ernest) Brown of Rawl; one grandchild on the way; special nieces, Jessica and Amanda;nephew, Adam. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.


Public Memorial Services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, December 3, at the Rogers Funeral Home at Belfry, Ky., with Larry Cope officiating.


Arrangements are under the direction of the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry. Online condolences can be made at rerogersfuneralhome.com.