Homer Thomas White died July 20, 2006 in Payson. He was born in Hillsdale, Kan.
Before retiring from AT&T (Lucent), three highlights of Mr White's career were earning a master's degree in computer science at Purdue University; being loaned out to Bell Lab on an underwater project; and being a part of the SAGE Project. His greatest joys were his family, the great outdoors and hunting with his two best friends, Don and Frank.
He is survived by his wife, Laura; five children, Cheryl (Jason), Martin (Wendy), Kathleen, Reba and Debbie; four grandchildren: Clint, Drew, Kyle and Hannah; one great-grandchild, Becca; three sisters, Pat (Tommy), Mary Ann and Betty; three brothers, Burton (Cleda), Larry (Marilee) and Robert (Wanda); and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. White was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Elsie White of Hillsdale, Kan.; brother, Mike, brothers-in-law, Jimmy and Pat and sister-in-law, Julie.
No services will be held. Donations may go to RTA Hospice in Payson.