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Thomas “Tommy” Nelson White, 74, formerly of Roanoke Rapids, died at his residence in Rocky Mount, Thursday, July 07, 2022.

Tommy was born in Wytheville, VA, September 15, 1947, son to the late Canada and Mary Surratt White. 

He was a member of Englewood Baptist Church and American Legion Post 58 of Rocky Mount. He was a proud Vietnam veteran having served with the United States Army. 

He was an avid golfer and fisherman and enjoyed these activities especially with his two grandsons.  

In addition to his parents, Tommy was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne White and Dean White. Also preceding him in death were several in-laws.

Surviving is his wife, Teresa Shadrick White of the home; daughter, Robin White Williams and husband, Shawn, of Apex; brothers, Buford White (wife, Joyce), Rush White, both of Roanoke Rapids; Bruce White (wife, Catherine), of Greenville, NC; sister, Norma White Wright of Roanoke Rapids; grandchildren, Foster Evan Williams, and Cohen Davis Williams. Also surviving is an extensive listing of cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.  

Pastor Charles Taylor will conduct a service to remember Tommy’s life Saturday, July 16, 2022, beginning at 2:00 pm at Wrenn Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends, also at the funeral home beginning at 1 pm until service time.  Burial of the urn will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids with military honors.

Online condolences may be sent to www.wrennclarkehagan.com