November 20, 1960 ~ May 19, 2022

Born in: Memphis, TN
Resided in: Greenville, IL

 

 

Malcolm ‘Bo’ White, 61, of Greenville, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Select Hospital, St. Charles, MO.

Bo was born November 20, 1960, in Memphis, TN to George and Sara (Copeland) White, Sr. He married Emilie Ann Mangrum in Mulberry Grove, IL on December 19, 1998.  After graduating from Mulberry Grove High School, he worked a variety of jobs in the area and then moved to Missouri for a few years before returning to the Greenville area. He then joined the United States Navy and proudly served for eight years. After being honorably discharged, he took a job at United Stationers where he worked until retirement and was awarded employee of the month and several teamwork awards.

He was a member of the First Christian Church for about 15 years and after retirement, he worked as a custodian and a jack of all trades, helping in any and all capacities. He loved to read his bible and read it faithfully.

Most who knew Bo would say he was very devout, truthful, caring, strong in his beliefs, and genuine all the way around. He loved his family dearly and was very close and loving with them.

Bo was a wildly, avid Greenville High School Comets fan. He enjoyed going to the games and cheering his team. The family asks that those attending the services to please wear ‘Comets Color,’ which is blue and white, in his memory.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Jack Mabry Roberts and a nephew, Wesley Ellison.

He is survived by his wife, Emilie of Greenville, IL; daughter, CaSondra Crump of Mulberry Grove, IL; stepsons, Aaron Wright of Effingham, IL, Timothy Roberts of Marion, IL, and Nicholas Roberts of Greenville, IL; grandchildren, Haylee, Jason, Lilly, Miley, Logan, Raiden, Luca, and one grandson on the way; siblings, Brenda Poppenhouse of Assumption, IL, George (Flo) White, Jr. of Pana, IL, Sandy (James) Pritts of Shelbyville, IL, Polly (Rich) Galvin of Pana, IL, Melody (Rick) Brown of Kinmundy, IL, William White of Vandalia, IL, and Stacy Hyder of Cisne, IL.

The family will receive guests Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 4:00 pm.  -6:00 pm at the First Christian Church, 1100 Killarney Drive, Greenville, IL 62246.

The memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm., following the visitation, with Rev. Tyson Graber, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenville Comets Football Team, 1000 IL 140
Greenville, IL (Please, make checks payable to: Greenville High School.)

This Memorial contribution is near and dear to Bo’s heart and the family would appreciate contributions to the fund in lieu of plants, flowers, and other gifts.

Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to share memories or offer condolences to the family.

Services

Visitation: May 25, 2022 4:00 pm - May 25, 2022 6:00 pm

First Christian Church (Killarney Drive, Greenville, Illinois)
1100 Killarney Drive
Greenville, IL 62246


Memorial Service: May 25, 2022 6:00 pm

First Christian Church (Killarney Drive, Greenville, Illinois)
1100 Killarney Drive
Greenville, IL 62246


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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Malcolm 'Bo' White's name.

Greenville Comets Football

1000 IL 140
Greenville, IL

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  1. I’m sorry I can be with you at this sad time. I am in Indiana with my grandchildren. But my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family, Emilie.

  2. Light a CandleFly High with the Angels Bo. You will be Greatly missed. You will be forever in Our Hearts. Much Love and Many Prayers for All of the Families.
    Bud and Penny

  3. Emilie
    I took care of Malcolm for many years at the doctor office He was always so kind and gentle He loved all of you so much and he will be missed Thank you also for caring so lovingly for Mr Young He liked you so much but I’m sure never really said it
    I lost my husband 5 years ago and the best advise I got was every day look for a joy that happened that day There will always be one and it makes the darkness a little easier to handle Blessing to all Bev Schmidt

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