Rex M White, Sr. 80, of Crestview, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020. Rex was born April 25, 1940 in Damascus, AL. He moved to the area in 1974, living in Niceville and moved to Crestview in 1995. He had a long and rewarding career and was known as the Sunbeam Bread Man. Rex was a member of Liveoak Baptist Church, where he was an active member, serving to help keep the Church grounds maintained. He was also a Veteran of the U.S. Army, a volunteer firefighter when he was younger in Brewton, a 1959 graduate from W.S. Neal High School, and an avid weightlifter in his younger years. Rex enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren, cooking breakfast was his specialty, and he enjoyed his puppies.
Rex is preceded in death by his wife of 30 years Dorothy Lisenby White in 1990. He is survived by his wife of 25 years Marie White, four children, Rex White Jr. (Gina), Tina White Hicks (Woody), Jeff White (Jane), Jan White Funderburg (Danny). In 1995 he gained a blended family with the addition of Marieâ€™s children, Lisa Casey (Kevin), Tommy Blue (Melinda). He is also survived by his brother, Jack White, sister, Pat Williamson, 22 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at Sunset Cemetery in Valparaiso, Monday, November 2, 2020, beginning at 11:30, with Pastor Jerry Nelson officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 3 to 5 pm at Brackney Funeral Service, Crestview. Flowers are appreciated of contributions to Liveoak Baptist Church.
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