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Bill White

December 10, 1930 — August 6, 2016

Bill G White was born Dec. 10, 1930 to Jess and Mildred (Crawford) White in Sweetwater, Id and passed away August 6, 2016 at the age of 85 at the North Idaho Veteran's Home in Lewiston, Id.

Bill spent his youth in the Sweetwater area until his parents moved to Dent, id where he was raised on what is now known as Dent Acres. He attended school at the country school on the North Fork, riding his horse with his sisters to school. While in high school at Orofino he would spend the week at relatives or friends homes and return to the family farm at dent on weekends. He graduated from Orofino High School in 1950 and went to work driving supply truck for Potlatch.

Bill served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in several locations including Anchorage, Alaska.

He married Billie Mae Herres March 2, 1952 in Orofino, Idaho. They had a long and beautiful marriage with many happy memories. They were blessed with 3 daughters - Lolli, Rena & Dorothy (Dot). Although short periods of time were spent in logging camps they lived most of their entire marriage life in Orofino, Id in two homes.

Bill was a logger, river guide, fire patrol office on Dworshak and many other jobs in the outdoors. He loved fishing, hunting, growing tomatoes and times spend in his front lawn with his neighbors.

He was the last founder member of Clearwater County Sheriff's Posse, now called Search and Rescue, the Jeep Club in the 1960s and V.F.W.

Bill is survived by his 3 daughters - Lolli White & Steve of Willits, Ca., Rena (Rockie) Jacobsen of Kamiah, Id. And Dot (Randy) Strom of Mississippi. He leaves behind 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
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