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Calihill White

June 6, 1934 July 15, 2019
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Calihill White, 85 years of age of Vansant, VA passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN. Born June 6, 1934 in Logan, WV he was the son of the late Joe and Tildabell Workman White.

Calihill was of the Pentecostal faith and was an avid animal lover, enjoyed watching westerns on TV, going ginsenging and hunting. Loving, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by first wife, Arizona Ferrell White, second wife, Louise White; two daughters, Rosaleigh White and Linda Sue White; three sons, Darren White, Rosco White, and James White; four sisters, Edith Murphy, Vinnie Beckett, Elsie York, and Penny White; and one brother, William Jasper White.

Those left to cherish his memories include four daughters, Tina (Steve) Keaton of Rowe, VA, Edith (Mark) Lester of Big Rock, VA, Janie (Jr.) Keaton of Drill, VA, and Mary (Tim) Chapman of Hurley, VA; one son, Russell White of Vansant, VA; and one brother, James White of Garden Creek, VA.

He is also survived by twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, Hannah Grace Keaton, Colt Warner Keaton, Holdon James Keaton, Amelia Pearl Hill, and Hunter White, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Calihill White will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain with Pastor Luther Bowman and Reverend Michael Justice officiating. Burial will follow in Elswick Family Cemetery on Devils Branch Rd in Vansant, VA.

Active pallbearers will be Danny Keaton, Donald Keaton, Steve Keaton Jr, Barry Compton, Jonathan White, Nathan White, and Keith Chapman. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Elswick, Billy Sykes, Justin Sykes, Floyd Harrison, Caleb Woodward, Steve Keaton Sr, and Jr Keaton.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 starting at 6:00 p.m. with an evening service to begin at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

The family of Mr. Calihill White have entrusted the care of their loved one to the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, Virginia.

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6:00 PM 7/16/2019 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Evening services will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 7/17/2019 11:00:00 AM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Elswick Cemetery-Devils Branch Road Final Resting Place

Devils Branch Road
Vansant, VA 24656

Devils Branch Road Vansant 24656 VA
United States

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