March 28, 1961 – Sept. 2, 2017

Richard Keith White, 56, of Hampstead, NC passed away on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at home embraced by his family.

He was born in Shreveport March 28, 1961. Richard was a proud veteran of the US Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1984. Additionally, he enjoyed a long career as a truck driver, most recently for Jordan Logistics, Inc.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Charles White.

He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Pope White; his daughters, Amanda Michelle Pigford and husband Corey and Alicia Marie Wells and husband Kevin, both of Burgaw, N.C.; mother and step-father, Johnnie Elaine Weems and William Earl Weems of La.; step-children, Robert, Jimmy, John and Sarah; brothers, Charles Randall White of Hot Springs, Ark., John Eric Weems of Natchitoches and William Alan Weems of Provencal; grandchildren, Braxton, Ashton, Tristan, Austin, Tori and Kristina; step-grandchildren, Felicity, Alyssa, Sarah-Beth, Seth, Justin, Jenna, Shelby, Caleb, Parker and Matthew; a large extended family and friends; and his beloved dogs, “Hawkins” and “Dude.”

The family will receive friends at Wilmington Funeral Chapel Wednesday Sept. 6 from 4-6 p.m. with funeral services beginning at 6 p.m.

Burial, with military honors, will be at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 7 at noon.

A heartfelt thanks to Jordan Logistics, Inc and the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Team.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Chapel 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. PH: 910-791-9099.