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Record Last Updated On: 4/24/2014
Name: CHARLES LAURANCE WHITE
Death Date: SEPT/22/2010 Interment Date: SEPT/24/2010 Birth Date: AUG/6/1957
Age at Death: 53 Cause of Death: CANCER
Location at Death:  SAINT JOSEPH / MISSOURI
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Sex: M Nativity: AMERICAN Ethnicity: WHITE
Occupation:ENTERTAINER
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Child of: Charles Sr & Elizabeth White
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Father of: Charity Hoffman
Other Known Relatives: grandchildren: Jaron and Kayla Hoffman, Nephews Levi & Matt Neely, Niece Heather Cohen, great nephew Zac, great-nieces Haley Deen and Paige Sollars.
Brief Biography: Charles Laurance White Jr., 53, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, after a brief and valiant battle with cancer. He was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., on August 6, 1957, to Charles Sr. and Elizabeth (Tupas) White. They survive of the home. He resided primarily in St. Joseph and Kansas City, Mo. He attended Lafayette High School and Missouri Western State University. He was preceded in death by his sister, Karen White Ezzell in 2008. Charles was the consumate entertainer. He channeled Frank Sinatra in voice and stage presence, singing for nursing homes and hosting karaoke events. He served as Emcee for Parkville Chamber of Commerce Dinners as well as for a Benefit Performance to raise money for the Fox 4 Love Fund. He graced the stage of theatres in St. Joseph, Kansas City, and Atchison, Kan., and delivered performances that brought audiences to their feet. He had a quick wit and a wicked sense of humor. He had the ability to make those in his presence feel special. Charles had a big heart, a beautiful smile, and a golden voice. The world has truly lost a treasure. Addition survivors: daughter, Charity (Eric) Hoffman; grandchildren, Jaron and Kayla; best friend, Jennifer Stammers; nephews, Levi (Amy) and Matt Neely; niece, Heather (Adam) Cohen; great-nephew, Zac; great-nieces, Haley Deen and Paige Sollars; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and too many friends to list. Memorial Service: 1 p.m. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Inurnment: Mount Mora Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Memorial contributions can be made to Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, Atchison, KS 66002; or the American Cancer Society.
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Charles Laurance White Jr.
Courtesy Of:Meierhofer Funeral home
 
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Charles Laurance White Jr.
Courtesy Of:Barbara S Turner
 
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