Herman L. White, Sr., 82, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on April 3, 2017. He was the widower of Delores J. Williams White.

Born in Nanesmond County, VA, September 16, 1934, he was a son of the late Ben Wesley White and Cora Lee Johnson White.

Prior to his retirement, Herman was employed at Allied Van Lines – Cohen & Powell –Whalen Moving Co. as a Truck Driver. He was a longtime member of Community Baptist Church in New Haven where he served as a Trustee, an Usher and a Sexton.

He leaves to cherish loving and lasting memories, daughters, Jacqueline and Lisa Michelle White and Ann M. Slade Abraham (Barry); sons, John Wesley, Dwayne E., Robert and Lamont White and Reginald Slade; a brother, Willie Edward White (Jimmie Nelle); 13 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Herman “Chip” Lee White, Jr.; and brothers, Luther and Randall White.

A celebration of Mr. White’s life and legacy will be held Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Community Baptist Church, 143 Shelton Ave., New Haven. Viewing will be held at the church from 9:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park.