Obit: Gregory White


Gregory D. White, 56, of Durant, died on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Durant.

Visitation was held on Saturday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the church.

Interment took place at the Durant Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the City of Hope in Duarte, California,, in his memory.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Gregory was born in Fairbury, Illinois on Jan. 4, 1962 to J. Ben and Valeda White.

He graduated from Fairbury-Cropsey High School in 1980 and later attended the University of Illinois. Greg was the executive vice president and a partner of White Distribution and Supply LLC with locations across the United States.

Greg married Tiffany A. Fry-Hanus on July 30, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

He was a member of Wahkonsa Country Club and the First Baptist Church in Fairbury. He has coached little league, Durant High School baseball, youth league and Durant High School football over the past 25 years.

Greg is remembered by his wife Tiffany; his sons: Adam White (Shannon Ethridge) of Muscatine, Jason (Alyssa) White of Spartanburg, South Carolina, Cody (Kelsi) Bullis of Durant and Colt (Tori) White of Walcott; stepdaughters: Taylor Hanus of Orlando, Florida and Tessa Hanus of Durant; five grandchildren: Oliver, Jack, Charlie, Emery and Harper; his parents Ben and Valeda White of Port Orange, Florida; sister Rhonda (Jim) Hodges of Pontiac, Illinois; and his brothers: Mike (Connie) White of Fairbury and Randy (Tina) White of Blue Grass.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.