Richard Lynn White, 73, was born on July 2, 1949, in Neosho, Missouri, to Floyd and Anna White. Richard passed away April 16, 2023, in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Richard graduated from Swartz Creek High School and shortly after graduation, he enlisted in the U.S.A.F. He served at Clark Airforce Base before receiving an honorable discharge. Richard also retired from General Motors as a millwright. Rick was a proud patriot and stalwart supporter of the Second Amendment. He was a born-again Christian and member of Faith Baptist Church in Alamogordo, NM until his passing.
Richard is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jo.
He is survived by his two sons, Scott White and wife Melissa, and Troy White; his grandchildren, Gene and Mackenzie White; his sister, Deanna West; as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Faith Baptist Church of Alamogordo, NM with Pastor Jeff Hodges officiating.
Burial will be held at 9:30 am, Friday, April 28, 2023, at Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso, TX.
The White family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
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