Charles D. "Sonny" White, 73, of Locust, NC passed away Friday, April 2, 2021 at Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord.
Sonny was born December 13, 1947 in Charlotte, NC to the late Charles Daniel "Dan" White and the late Ruby L. Ritch White. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Judy Jones and Diane Foster.
Survivors include his wife, Sandi White; daughter, Lavanna McDonald and wife Amelia; daughter, Shirley Van Winkle; daughter, Lynde Overcash and husband Gareth; daughter, Kayle Hall and husband Mike; grandchildren, Madison, Mallory, Marianna, Tripp, Haven, Caden, Landry, Jules, Gavin and Aubrey; and great granddaughter, Jayden.
Sonny worked in the material handling industry for 38 years at Carolina Handling. His mottos for business and life were, "people don't buy from companies, they buy from people" as well as "plan your work and work your plan". Sonny never met a stranger and would strike up a conversation with everyone. He was always happy and enjoyed telling good stories and making people laugh. In his spare time he enjoyed working in his yard and spending weekends at their place in Wadesboro. He enjoyed attending Carolina Panthers games, NASCAR races and drag races. He was a good ol' country boy who will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland, 13575 Broadway Ave., Midland, NC. The funeral service will be at 1:00pm on Wednesday, April 7th at Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel in Midland. Burial will follow in Charlotte Memorial Gardens at 7632 Hood Road, Charlotte.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the White family.
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