Joseph Michael White

November 27, 1943 - August 27, 2018
Joseph Michael White


Joseph Michael White, age 74, of Wilmington, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

He was born in Greensboro, NC, on November 27, 1943, the son of Murray Eugene White and Julia Jordan White.

Joseph served his country with honor and distinction as a Seaman in the United States Coast Guard.

Joseph owned and operated a number of businesses during his lifetime most recently as the operator of a Towing Service.

He is survived by his wife Darleene; daughter Lynn Berryhill and her husband Ben and son Joey M. White and his wife Larice; granddaughters Carly White and Cydney White; brothers Kelly White and John White; and an extend family to numerous to list. Our thanks and gratitude to all for the love, thoughts, and prayers in this unexpected and difficult time.

The family will gather to receive friends from 6:00pm till 8:00pm on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the George Brothers Funeral Home, 803 Greenhaven Dr, Greensboro, NC 27406.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.


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  • August 29, 2018
    RB says:
    Tuly sorry for the family's loss. May an outpouring of love, support and comfort be yours. Isaiah 25:7,8

  • September 15, 2018
    Thomas/Kathy Placer and Richard/Sandy Placer says:
    I worked for Joe in Greensboro,, always in contact at different times,, called and talked about 3 months ago and this is a shock, when working for him he always helped me, my wife and our 2 kids with anything on parts vehicles, that's how much he was too us,, I just found out since I wanted to see how he was coping with the hurricane and came across,, Darlene here we are lost for words, sorry for your lost,, Tom