C.T. White, 79, of Burlington, died at 1:27 AM Monday, May 24, 2021, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
Born September 30, 1941, in Strong, AR, he was the son of John S and Roberta Thomas White. On May 26, 1972, he married Barbara J Mitchell in Fort Madison, IA. She passed on October 27, 2000.
C.T. had worked for the old Turkey Factory (Central Soya), Murray Iron Works and then later retired from JI Case.
He was a member of the New Hope Christian Church. C.T. was an easy going person who was very generous. He was always helping others. He enjoyed listening to gospel stations on TV, especially Jimmy Swaggart and Fred Price, and he especially loved working on his yard and mowing the grass.
Survivors include Felicia Bryant of Burlington; his daughters, Felice (Chris) Klein of Burlington and Talinda Pettigrew of Iowa City; son, Demarko Pettigrew of Fort Madison; niece, Dian Milsap of Des Moines, nephews, Richard, Freddy and Robert, as well as many other nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Prezell White and Joey Wilson, three sisters, Ella B., Lillie Ruth, and Angel Lee Bradley and one nephew, Ernest White.
Family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The funeral service for Mr. White will be 11:00 AM Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home. Burial will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.
A memorial has been established.