A private graveside inurnment at Pioneer Cemetery for Chester “Oliver” White, 67, Lawrence, KS will be planned at a later date. Oliver passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka, KS.
Oliver was born on September 20, 1954, in Norton, KS, the son of Chet and Wanda (Durnil) White.
He married Bridget Cripps on May 1, 1982, in Topeka, KS.
Oliver is survived by his wife Bridget, sons Miles (wife Terri) and Ian White. He was fortunate to have welcomed his new grandson Connor in August 2021 (son of Miles and Terri). Oliver is also survived by five brothers, and three sisters.
Oliver, a gifted carpenter, and gardener kept busy in retirement renovating he and Bridget’s home and growing beautiful vegetables. His greatest joy and comfort came from the time shared with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Peggy Pfannenstiel Neuroscience ICU Nursing Award Account at the KU Endowment Association in memory of Oliver and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.