Marshall (Jake) White, Jr.

June 26, 1951 - July 11, 2008
Marshall (Jake) White, Jr.

Marshall Thomas “Jake” White Jr. 57, of Wilmington formerly of Southport died Friday July 11, 2008 at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Born in Clarksdale, Mississippi July 26, 1951 the son of the late Marshall Thomas White and Bettye H. White of Riegelwood.

Also surviving are daughters, Melanie and husband Colin Mohlmann of Wake Forest, Leah and husband Raymond Torres of Wilmington, son; Nathan White of Barefoot Bay, FL. Brothers Doug White and wife Anita of Myrtle Beach and William White and wife Julie of Riegelwood; sister Denise Alercia of Shallotte. He was a very proud grandfather of five Grandchildren.

Jake was a great outdoorsman and loved the water where he spent most of his free time.

He retired from CP&L in 1995 where he was a senior procedure writer. He cherished his family and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held at the water front park in Southport at 5:00 P.M Wednesday July 16, 2008.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • July 14, 2008
    Sue Johnson says:
    To Melanie and her family- I just wanted you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. Sue

  • July 14, 2008
    Gail Batten Hayes says:
    Jake and I graduated from high school together in 1969. I haven't heard from him since, but I remember him being very intelligent, and making good grades. I am so sorry to hear about his passing away. My deepest sympathy goes out to you all.