Bob F. White


Bob F. White, 82, of Gulf Shores, passed away Sept. 3, 2013.

He graduated from Evergreen High School, and attended Southwest Junior College in Mississippi and Troy State.

He was a United States Army veteran, who served in Korea.

He completed his education at the University of Alabama with a degree in geology.

Bob worked for Boeing and Douglas Aircraft. He was an active member of the Apollo-Soyuz Mission team.

He worked with the state of Alabama Oil and Gas Board as a field petroleum geologist. He was a licensed stockbroker and real estate broker.

Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and equestrian shows. He was a member of The first Presbyterian Church in Gulf Shores.

Bob is survived by his wife Barbara Jean Ellard White of Gulf Shores; one son, Garth Austin White of Fairhope; a daughter, Melissa Fay Price of Daphne; one brother, Tom White of Evergreen; one sister, Judy McLellan of Brewton; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A military graveside service will be held at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spanish Fort on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at 1 p.m. A memorial service will follow Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at 3 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church of Gulf Shores.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Gulf Shores, or Springhill Hospice of Mobile.

Arrangements by Cason Funeral Service, Foley.