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James Leon White III

November 9, 1940 — November 15, 2022

James Leon White III

James Leon White III was born November 9, 1940 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Edna Stout White and James Leon White Jr. and passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

James will always be remembered as a loving husband and father who had a passion for model airplanes, trains, and antique clocks. He was part owner of White’s Cleaners with his family until his retirement.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Thomas Clyde White; and son, James Leon White IV.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 64 years, Sammie Wayne White; daughters, Sarah White McCurry and husband, Walter, and Sharon White Myhre and husband, Graydon; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law; special nephew, Thomas Huston White; and numerous other family members.

A memorial service honoring James’ life will be held at a later date.

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