John White

Published 10:00 pm Tuesday, November 11, 2014

John Anthony White, 77, of Miller Drive, Tryon, N.C. died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 in the Hospice of the Carolina Foothills House, Landrum, S.C.

Born in Newport, R.I., he was the son of the late Francis A. and Dorothy Hunt White. He was a Veteran, having served in the U. S. Navy. John received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Miami, Fla. and was an Administrator at the University of California, San Francisco for 20 years.

Survivors include his domestic partner of 43 years, Jim Wood; a sister, Elaine Edwards (Mark) of Vienna, Va. and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Francis A. White, Jr.

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There will be no local services. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C. 28722. An on-line guest register may be signed at