Jeffrey L. White

Jeffrey L. “Witt” White – 66 – of 202 Spring Meadow Apartments, Bath, died Sunday afternoon (January 24, 2021) at Corning Hospital, following a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Bath, NY on February 1, 1954, he was the son of Leroy & Ruth (Spurling) White.

Jeffrey grew up in Bath and was a graduate of  Haverling High School (class of 1973).  He had been employed as a builder & inspector for Babcock Ladder Company for about 12 years and briefly worked as a construction laborer in the Bath area.  He later was employed as a “cutter” and “stamping machine operator” for Clark Specialty in Hammondsport.

A 17 year cancer survivor, Jeffrey enjoyed collecting model cars.  As an accomplished artist, he loved drawing & sketching and was known for his beautiful line drawings.  He also enjoyed making beaded doorway & window curtains and pin striping cars.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy & Ruth White.

Surviving are 3 sons, Jason (Charity) Wenban of Seminole, FL, David (Elizabeth Wellington) White of Avoca and Thomas White of Avoca; his brother, Larry D. White of Bath; his step-sister, Linda “Lynn” Sandler of Texas; 5 grandchildren, Colin White, Lilly White, Kadence White, Aryah Wellington and Eliana Wellington; several nieces & nephews.

At Jeffrey’s request there will be no calling hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with a “Celebration of Life” to be held at a future date.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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