Samuel Edwin White III, 59, of Williamsburg, Va., died Dec. 19, 2001. He was born Feb. 18, 1942, at Portsmouth Naval Hospital.
Mr. White was a scientific research pilot.
He served four years in the U.S. Air Force, where he achieved the rank of master sergeant.
He is survived by son, Patrick White, and daughter-in-law Christy, and grandson Michael, of Newport News; fiance, Karen Monk of Williamsburg, Va., two sisters, Nola Ruppard of Valdese, N.C. and Donna Stephens; two brothers, Steve White of Newport News and Barry Downer of Burkeville, Va.
Services were held Dec. 23 in Williamsburg, Va.
The family requests all floral or monetary donations be directed to your local SPCA.
Arrangements by Nelsen Funeral Home.