Errol Jeffrey White
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.