John Hayden White, 71, of Festus entered into rest December 26, 2014 at Goose Creek in French Village, MO. He was a retired truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a life member of VFW Post 3777, High Ridge Elks Lodge and a member of Plattin Boat Club. Born March 19, 1943, in Silica, Missouri, to the late Hayden C. and Juanita (Sweeney) White.
Survived by his loving family which includes his wife of 49 years, Alice (Leutzinger) White; son: John (Michelle) White II of Festus, MO; sister: Maxine Woelich of Olympian Village, MO; and grandchildren: John Bradley Hayden White of Festus MO, Ashley (Justin) Sannar of CA, Chris (Julie) Artan of St Louis, MO, Ron (Shannon) Covington of Festus, MO and Kyle Artan of Festus, MO; sisters-in-law: Barbara Chotrow of Pevely, MO, Jerry Inman of Festus, MO and Debbie Leutzinger of Festus, MO; brother-in-law: George Leutzinger of Crystal City, MO; his special dog, Cheyenne; nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother and his dog and special companion, Sissy.