Lee Straus White

Lee Straus White, 85, of Pembroke, departed this life Sunday evening, August 23, 2009 in the care of Riverview Nursing home in Rich Creek. Born in Peonea Springs, Loundon Co., Virginia on December 1, 1923 he was a son of the late Beverly Walton and Bessie Fuller White. Lee worked most of his adult life on shrimp boats in The Gulf of Mexico, and was a veteran of the U S Army, WW II. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Beverly White, Jr., and his sisters Hortense Robertson and Margaret Sharp.

He leaves to cherish his memory his sister Alberta (Bertie) White Kidd of Pembroke and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with Pastor Rob Lough and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.