May 29, 2024

Pastor Hershel W. White, 73

Pastor Hershel W. White, born September 28, 1947 in Boone County, West Virginia went to be with his Lord on September 28, 2020.  He passed away peacefully at his residence on Eagle Ridge Road surrounded by family.  Hershel was the pastor of Hobson Christian Fellowship Church in Middleport for approximately 20 years. He was employed at Meigs Mine #2 for 17 years and Wendy’s in Pomeroy for 11 years.  Hershel enjoyed studying the scriptures, fishing, crocheting and woodworking.

Hershel is survived by his wife, Patricia White of Racine; special grandson, Ryland Michael of Racine; 3 daughters, Jennifer Davis of Pomeroy, Tammy (Charles) Gilkerson of Middleport and Michelle (Richard) Arnold of Manchester, OH; 2 sons, Timothy (KayLynn) Michael of Parkersburg, WV and Wayne Burrows of Albany, OH; 11 grandchildren, Cynthia and Dustin Davis, Paul, Stephen and Coty Will, Christopher Arnold, Ashlea Brewer, Asia, Israel, Isabella and Lita Michael; 7 great grandchildren, Allen, Miranda, Maleah, Kylee, Jayston, Jackson and Scarlett; 4 sisters, Carolyn Pridmore, Nancy Powers, Elaine (David) Casto and Brenda White; special pet, Chloe; stepmother, Nancy White; and brother, Andy.

Hershel was preceded in death by his parents, Neal White and Essie Pearl Osborne; infant grandson, Nicholas; infant granddaughter, Madison; and sister, Peggy.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to Home Health of Holzer and Holzer Hospice for the wonderful care that was given during the last several weeks.

In lieu of flowers, donations for expensed is appreciated.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 1 p.m. at the Hobson Christian Fellowship Church. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church.