Feb 15, 1927 - Jun 22, 2018
Funeral services for Charles “Charlie” Wayne White, 91, will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Davis Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday, June 29, 2018, and one our prior to the service at Davis Funeral Home.
Mr. White passed away on June 22, 2018 at the Wind River Rehabilitation Center in Riverton, WY.
Charlie was born on February 15, 1927 in Buffalo, Missouri, son of Ralph and Della (Fike) White. He spent the first 8 years of his life growing up in Branson, MO before moving to Wyoming in 1935.
On September 14, 1947, Charlie married Lois Read in Kimball, NE. The marriage later ended in divorce. He then married Irma Hazelton on September 20, 1969 in Elko, Nev.
Charlie worked building irrigation canal systems around the country. He worked on the Navajo Dam in New Mexico, the Saint Lawrence Seaway in Massena, New York, the Angostura Reservoir near Hot Springs South Dakota, Wellton Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District out of Yuma, Arizona, and the last job was three years on the Wyoming Canal in Fremont County, Wyoming.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 60 years, serving as a Past Master twice, was a 63 year member of the Operating Engineers Local 800, and was a member of the Shoshoni Senior Center.
Charlie loved to go hunting and fishing, was always listening to music and he had a lifelong love of horses.
Survivors include his sons, Jerry F. White of Sheridan, WY and Eddie Hazelton Casper, WY; daughters, Sally Lashley of Billings, MT, Minda Lee Hazelton of Santa Cruz, CA, and Sharon Hazelton Seems of Casper, WY; sister, Hazel Hatcher of Virginia; numerous grand and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Irma in 2000; son, Tommy White; 3 brothers, Oral, Ivan, and Glen “Johnny” White and one sister, Helen Wells.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Memorials may be made to Donor’s Choice in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.
Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.