Errol Jeffrey White

June 28, 1958 - September 5, 2021

Errol Jeffrey White, 63, of Cape Coral, FL, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021, Errol was known to many by the nickname of “EJ”.

He was born to parents Frank and Doris White, on June 28, 1958, in Burlington, NC. Errol graduated from Durham High School in 1976 and went on to serve in the United States Army where he earned and retired with the rank of Command Sergeant Major. He engaged in many deployments including 4 tours in Desert Shield, Iraq, Haiti, and Afghanistan, and was decorated with 2 Bronze Star Medals, 3 Meritorious Service Medals, a Joint Service Commendation Medal, and received many other numerous achievements and awards during his 43 years of service. Errol also worked and retired as a Construction Coordinator II after spending more than 35 years at Spectrum.

Errol is survived by his former spouse, Sheila White of Columbus, OH; his son, Errol Jeffrey White II of Columbus, OH; his daughter, Lauren Paige White of Columbus, OH; his mother, Doris Lee Sanford of Tucson, AZ (Arthur); his brothers, Frank White of Silver Springs, MD (Brenda) and Daryl White of Raleigh, NC (Linda); and a host of many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, as well as cousins and friends. Errol was predeceased by his father Frank White.

EJ was known for his kindness, charismatic personality, and love of taking long cruises on his Harley. He was hands down the best cook, enjoyed fishing as well as attending Sunday Service at the Boathouse. Upon his retirement from his service in the US Army, Errol relocated to Cape Coral, FL, and truly lived his best life every day.

The family will receive friends for a time of visitation on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33916. A ceremony in Columbus, OH to be announced.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Errol Jeffrey White are suggested to https://mission22.com/, 694 N Larch St #910, Sisters, OR 97759.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

Guestbook

  1. Tawny Lynn Sep 13, 2021 at 3:59 pm

    I still can’t grasp the reality that you won’t be calling/texting me or walking through my door. I love my family and we will always look after Bubba, Lauren, and Sheila. Blessed with memories and grateful for the love! Keeping my family lifted in prayer and you in my heart. ❤️🙏🏼

  2. Michael Walden Sep 13, 2021 at 5:02 pm

    My supervisor my military BROTHER Love amd God bless YOU and your family

  3. Anthony Black Sep 13, 2021 at 7:32 pm

    Errol J my former roommate and Veteran buddy from Germany in 1980 we traveled the world together served as combat medics 2291 USAH ended up moving back to Ohio when we both worked at Warner Cable I’ll never forget you my brother rest in peace love you always

  4. Denise Gaines Sep 13, 2021 at 8:28 pm

    I’m still in shock it just makes no sense to me that Errol is not here anymore. This was my invincible Cousin. He loved his family and his country. My cousin, my friend, my hero! Prayers for the family 🙏🏽

  5. Crawford A. Hutchinson Sep 13, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    I still can’t believe that you’re not here. Thank you for our conversations, the expertise on the grill, your love that you shared, and just being you. I’ll truly and sincerely will miss you. Rest peacefully. Much love ❤️ cuz

  6. Celeste Ferguson Sep 13, 2021 at 8:47 pm

    I always enjoyed our little chats in the morning at the cable office. You always brightened my day.R.I.H.my friend.I’ll see you again.

  7. Steve Barker Sep 13, 2021 at 9:35 pm

    I have no words…you could drive a bus through soul right now. Sure going to miss you buddy.

  8. Anthony Black Sep 13, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    Errol and I were friends since 1980 stationed in Germany together the 123rd Signal Battalion 3rd Infantry Division we both came back to Ohio and ended up being roommates for about 4-5 years I will miss you my brother rest in peace

  9. Thomas stanley Sep 13, 2021 at 10:15 pm

    The world lost a great man. I’m blessed to have been able to work with him. RIH my man!!!

  10. Denise Hutchinson Sep 13, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    Errol, you will be missed
    Ride with the Angels

  11. Ruth Maeder Sep 14, 2021 at 12:17 am

    It was an honor to have worked with Errol,we were all so very proud of him for his service,he will truly be missed Rest in Peace my friend. Prayers to his family keep them strong through these difficult times.

  12. Danita White ( Aunt ) Sep 14, 2021 at 1:08 am

    Sending heartfelt condolences to Sheila, Lauren & Jeffrey for the loss of my dear nephew!
    He and Daryl visited me the last time he came to NC, and we stayed in touch texting and once in a while, we would talk to each other on the phone. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Cherish the memories!!

  13. Stephen Q Mitchell Sep 14, 2021 at 8:05 am

    Always said to Los family and especially at age considered before his time and even more so when the person was so full of life. Errol will be truly missed by family and friends but his legacy will continue through Jeffrey, Lauren & Sheila. God Bless you all. Sending much love from the Florida Mitchell’s.

  14. Monte Shanklin Sep 14, 2021 at 8:54 am

    My friend your left us too soon. With so many memories of working with you for so many years. I 🙏 pray to God for the peace and eternal love you now enjoy. And to your family, comfort and healing for the Lost of someone whom was loved, and a Joy to be around. Thank you Errol, God bless you Man!

  15. Gerry Evans Gonzalez Sep 14, 2021 at 11:56 am

    Gone way to soon. You will be truly missed by everyone you touched with your kindness and love. Angel was a big fan of you and I know he will miss the good times you two had. God Bless You all. I am truly sorry for your loss. God needed another angel standing by him he got a good one.

  16. Michael and Lisa kirtos Sep 14, 2021 at 12:22 pm

    A pleasure to know this man! God bless his family!

  17. Ron Coleman Sep 14, 2021 at 1:35 pm

    Our prayers and thoughts go out to the entire family!! E.J. Had really touch our family over the years and will truly be missed!! Until we meet again he will always be in our hearts!! God bless
    The Coleman’s

  18. Robin Weber Sep 14, 2021 at 2:51 pm

    I have only known EJ for a short time. Truly a great man and Baker! I brought him lemon meringue mangos and he made us fabulous mango bread! He will be missed!

  19. Jon Farris Sep 14, 2021 at 4:18 pm

    Rest in peace 🙏🇺🇸

  20. Michael & Nola Cotton Sep 14, 2021 at 5:09 pm

    God’s blessings and peace upon the White Family.

  21. Terry Jones Sep 14, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    To Jeffrey’s immediate family from your extended Parker family,
    Although all of our hearts ache, our pillows have been wet with tears, and we can’t stop saying we can’t believe Jeffrey is gone,… oh too soon, our prayer continues to be that God will strengthen us, comfort us and give us peace. We love you!

  22. Cristina Sardanyons Sep 15, 2021 at 6:18 am

    RIP
    Our deepest condolences to all the family.

  23. Michael / Kim Murphy Sep 15, 2021 at 5:37 pm

    Our condolences to Errols family. He will be missed by so many. He had a kind heart and was a joy to talk and work with. God bless.

  24. Winston Williams & Family Sep 15, 2021 at 9:27 pm

    Doris,
    Our thoughts and Prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Love,
    Winston, Marie Williams & Family

  25. Gil Rouse. (Gilly) Sep 16, 2021 at 12:45 pm

    RIP my friend. My brother and my hero.
    Semper Fi until we meet again sir.

  26. Irish Sep 17, 2021 at 11:06 am

    ‘till Valhalla Brother!

  27. Sandra Joyner Sep 18, 2021 at 8:38 pm

    My deepest condolences to Jeffrey’s family! I followed him on Facebook and he seemed to have an infectious love of life. May the peace of God be with his family members.
    Sandra Joyner and family (cousin)

  28. Mary Doersam Sep 20, 2021 at 2:12 pm

    Errol you were always be missed and lovers by all who knew you. You were a very kind person to everyone who met you. RIP my friend

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