Daniel Bruce White, 81, husband of Shirley White, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 27, 2022.
Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Bill and Ruth McGriff White.
Dan was a veteran of the US Navy where he served 30 years. A longtime member of Mauldin First Baptist Church, Dan led the Royal Ambassadors as well as coached church league basketball. He retired from Piedmont Natural Gas in 2004 after 38 years of service. Dan made a lasting impact on many lives as he coached Mauldin Recreation Little League baseball, softball, basketball, and football for over 20 years. He traded his coaching hat for an umpire mask after his children and a grandchild aged out of recreation sports.
In addition to his wife of 57 years, left to cherish Dan’s memory are his son, Bruce D. White (Beth); his daughter, Dana Jean Reuss (Steve); four grandchildren, Kylie Ross (Jacob), Lucas White (Abigail), Aaron White, and Anna White; one sister, Sandra Simard (Norman); and a nephew, Ken Simard (Becky).
A visitation will be held Sunday, October 30, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Southeast followed by the funeral service at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Dan will be laid to rest on Monday, October 31st at 11:00 a.m. in Graceland East Memorial Park with full Military Honors.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mauldin First Baptist Church-Senior Ministry at https://mauldinfirstbaptist.org/.
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