HR275: Celebrating the life of Herbert White, Jr.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 275
Celebrating the life of Herbert White, Jr.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Herbert White, Jr., founding member of King William Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department, died on January 27, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Herbert White retired from Richmond Newspapers, Inc., in 1996 after 37 years of service; throughout his life, his philanthropic nature greatly impacted his community, as he was involved in numerous service organizations; and

WHEREAS, in 1963, Herbert White was one of four people who founded the King William Volunteer Rescue Squad and, in 1965, was instrumental to the organization’s affiliation with the King William Volunteer Fire Department, remaining an active member in both organizations for more than 20 years, as well as a charter and life member; and

WHEREAS, Herbert White was a member of the King William Ruritan Club, serving as past secretary/treasurer of the Ruritan Foundation, Inc., during construction of the new Ruritan Community Building and Park, and also serving for a number of years as a director with 22 years of perfect attendance; and

WHEREAS, Herbert White was a charter member of the Mattaponi Crime Solvers; a director of Prevent Blindness Mid-Atlantic, serving as chairman of the board for two years; a member of Joppa Lodge No. 40 AF & AM; a member of Colosse Baptist Church; and the chair of the King William Board of Zoning Appeals, serving in that position for 36 years; and

WHEREAS, Herbert White will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Marian; his son, Scott, and his family; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Herbert White, Jr., founding member of the King William Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Herbert White, Jr., as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 275

Offered February 13, 2019
Celebrating the life of Herbert White, Jr.
Patron-- Peace

WHEREAS, Herbert White, Jr, founding member of King William Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department, died on January 27, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Herbert White retired from Richmond Newspapers, Inc., in 1996 after 37 years of service; throughout his life, his philanthropic nature greatly impacted his community, as he was involved in numerous service organizations; and

WHEREAS, in 1963, Herbert White was one of four people who founded the King William Volunteer Rescue Squad and, in 1965, was instrumental to the organization’s affiliation with the King William Volunteer Fire Department, remaining an active member in both organizations for more than 20 years, as well as a charter and life member; and

WHEREAS, Herbert White was a member of the King William Ruritan Club, serving as past secretary/treasurer of the Ruritan Foundation, Inc., during construction of the new Ruritan Community Building and Park, and also serving for a number of years as a director with 22 years of perfect attendance; and

WHEREAS, Herbert White was a charter member of the Mattaponi Crime Solvers; a director of Prevent Blindness Mid-Atlantic, serving as chairman of the board for two years; a member of Joppa Lodge No. 40 AF & AM; a member of Colosse Baptist Church; and the chair of the King William Board of Zoning Appeals, serving in that position for 36 years; and

WHEREAS, Herbert White will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Marian, and son, Scott, and his family; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Herbert White, Jr., founding member of the King William Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Herbert White, Jr., as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.