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Richard G. White

February 21, 1926 ~ December 9, 2019 (age 93)

Obituary

Richard G. White, born February 21, 1926, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2019. He was a retired design engineer from Chevrolet after 38 years service with special notoriety as team leader for designing the original Chevrolet, Monte Carlo in 1970. He also worked on interior design for other models including the Corvette, El Camino and held several patents. He attended GMI for his bachelor's degree and received his MBA from the University of Michigan. He loved his family, church, working crosswords, square dancing, golf, and playing bingo.

He was predeceased  by his wife of 69 years, Grace, in February 2019.  He leaves behind his six children, Rebecca Leinen, Cary White (Elsie), Kit Vining, Mary Ellen Chandler (David), Martha Bondy (Tom/Deceased), Grace Lynne Hansen (Doug), 16 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren. A private graveside service is planned for the future. 

Donations can be made In his name to Cornerstone Hospice Care Center, 5655 S. Orange Ave, Orlando FL 32809

 

 

 

 

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2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares FL 32778
Tel: 1-352-742-6819

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