Robert “Bob” White

March 11, 1940 - December 31, 2021

Robert Archie “Bob” White, 81, of Houston, Texas passed away December 31, 2021, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas. Bob was born March 11, 1940, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to parents, Russell Lanier White and Miriam Fuller White.

After graduating high school in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, he graduated from the University of New Orleans and later went on to pursue a career in insurance adjusting. Bob worked for GAB, Houston General, Kemper, and Paul R. White & Company throughout his career. Bob enjoyed many hobbies during his lifetime including flying, dancing, world travel, researching genealogy, and he was an avid reader.

Survivors include his daughterm Liz Desmond and husband, Sammy, of Groves, Texas; sons, David White and wife, Laura, of Diamondhead, Mississippi and Chris White and wife, Sina, of Missouri City, Texas; grandchildren, Matthew Desmond and wife, Rachael, of Austin, Texas; Aaron Desmond and wife, Morgan, of Port Neches, Texas; Maegan White, of Diamondhead, Mississippi; and Ashley White, of Missouri City, Texas; great-grandson; Aisen Desmond, of Port Neches, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews; and friends.

Bob is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Nancy White Polk and Lanier White King.

Cremation arrangements for Mr. White will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Graveside services will be held in Minden, Louisiana, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation ( eCard notifications can be sent to:

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Broussard’s Crematorium
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Comments (3)

    Sherry Desmond says:

    Bob we will miss you but we know you are resting in the loving arms of your savior. I know we all remember the fun times on our cruise to Alaska & your generosity taking your children & grandchildren.

    Sammy Desmond SR says:

    Rest In Peace My Friend

    Bill Cyrus says:

    Rest In Peace Bob! I enjoyed knowing you before and while you were at PR White.
    Bill C.

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