George White |

George White

Services for George Francis White of North San Juan will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

Mr. White died Friday, March 5. He was 90.

He was born Aug. 13, 1913, in California. He married Dorothy A. Phelan in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 17, 1935. He received his high school diploma from the adult education program at Castlemont High School in Oakland in 1956.

He worked for the city of Oakland for 27 years as an automotive equipment supervisor and then was a member of the North San Juan Fire Protection District for 12 years as a member of the board of directors and firefighter.

His favorite pastime was mowing boom brush, tinkering with cars, playing the nickel machines at Tahoe’s North Shore, hunting, and fishing with his brothers and wife.

Survivors include brother and sister-in law, Walt and Mary Ann White of Indio; daughter and son-in law, Judith and Wayne Harshbarger of North San Juan; grandson George Francis White III and his wife, Christyl, of Modesto; grandson Douglas Eugene White and his wife, Jill, of Hawaii; granddaughter, Leslie Arlene Houle and her husband, George Houle, of Manteca; grandson David Wayne Harshbarger of North San Juan; grandson John Francis Harshbarger and his wife, Norma, of Stockton; great-granddaughter Genenne Johnson and her husband, Josh, of Manteca; great-grandson George Houle Jr., stationed in Iraq with the U.S. Marines; great-granddaughter Genna Atalig and her husband, Joey, of Manteca; great-granddaughter Genell Houle, of Manteca; great-grandson Gregory Houle, of Manteca; great-grandson George Francis White IV of Modesto; great-grandson Benjamin White of Modesto; great-granddaughter Romina Harshbarger of Stockton; great-granddaughter Grecia Harshbarger of Stockton; great-grandson John-Romario Harshbarger of Stockton; great-great-granddaughter Vanessa Johnson of Stockton; and great-great-grandson Josh Johnson Jr. of Stockton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy, in 1993; his son, George F. White, in 1993; two brothers; and three sisters.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 12399 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley 95945.

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