Richard Edmund White

March 13, 1954 - February 22, 2020

Funeral Details: Private family ceremony will take place at a later date

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our stepfather, Richard (Rick) Edmund White, in his 66nd year of Innisfil, Ontario (formerly Orillia) who passed away suddenly on Saturday February 22, 2020. Rick was retired long time employee of Midhurst Roofing.  He had a passion for woodworking and loved a good laugh.


Rick is predeceased by his wife and love of his life, Gail Ann White.  He will be sadly missed by his stepchildren and their spouses, Beverly & Terry Hackett of Orillia, Donna & Gord Morey of Sebright, Brenda & John Gray of Moonstone, Kevin King & Becky Geisel of Hanover and Jason King & Cindy Lapierre of Innisfil.   He will be missed for his love of jokes and unique gift-wrapping skills by his grandchildren, Dianna Crawford (Kyle Crawford) of Bracebridge, Sarah Hackett (Katrina Hackett) of Orillia, Matthew Snider (Chelsea Chadwick) of Huntsville, Ryan Sawden of Innisfil, McKayla & Joshua Gray of Moonstone and will be remembered fondly by his great granddaughter Adaline Crawford. Rick will also be sadly missed by his good friend and confidant of many years, Daniel Moore of Barrie. At the deceased request, a private family ceremony will take place at a later date to honor Rick’s life.




8 Condolences
  • Derek Snider.
    Posted on: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Reply

    I will always remember the great times we had together. And all the trouble we got our selfs into. Lol.wish we could do it all over again. Rest in peace my old friend. I will miss you . Baldy……

  • Kim Waterson
    Posted on: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Reply

    Hearts are with u all so sorry for your loss take comfort he is with his love now and they are back together forever ❤️

  • John Irwin
    Posted on: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Reply

    I’ve known Rick since 1965 when we had our little gang of bicycle thugs (lol). He always tried his best and was a great fellow with a good kind heart.

  • Richard Daviau
    Posted on: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Reply

    Ricky we will see you on the other side

  • Sheila Jacobs
    Posted on: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Reply

    May the sun bring you new energies by day,May the Moon softly restore you by night . May the rain wash away any worries you may have .,,and the breeze blow new Strength into your being . And then ,all the days of your life ,may you walk gently through the world and know it’s Beauty .. My dear brother gave me this beautiful ,beautiful gift it also comes with music by
    MOONLIGHT SONAT🎶🎵 families waiting at the gate for you with open arms ,your mother ,your brother Albert your brother Norman and my twin sister Sharon xo Rick I hope you rest in peace ..
    March 13th 1954 -2020
    I will treasure this gift the only gift you ever gave me I always appreciated it and to this day still listen to it with much joy always thinking of you 💙 your baby sister Sheila👼

  • Heather Jacobs
    Posted on: Friday, February 28, 2020 Reply

    To my uncle I will never meet… but who will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

    I always hoped we would meet and converse but that hope has died along with you.

    May you Rest in Peace and may we meet on the other side…

  • Ross Weaymouth
    Posted on: Friday, March 6, 2020 Reply

    Rick was a big part of my childhood. I will miss your laugh.

  • Sheila Jacobs
    Posted on: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Reply

    Family ties are precious threads that pull our hearts Home ..Ricky ,sister Sheila please rest in peace…

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