Lee Irvin White, 92, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 14, 2022, at The Cedars, McPherson. He was born on January 4, 1930, the son of Walter and Dorothy White. Lee joined the Army on April 21, 1950, and honorably served in the Korean War.
After completing basic training, Lee attended the AT&T Radio School at Fort Mammoth, New Jersey, and taught electronics to other service members until he was discharged. Once discharged, he went back to school to study TV repair. He had a TV/radio repair shop in Newton, KS prior to working for Green’s Appliance as a TV/radio technician in McPherson for many years. He then went to work for NCRA and later successfully operated the family business, White’s TV & Communications for over 60 years.
Lee was united in marriage to Margaret J. Seiler on January 1, 1954, in Halstead, Kansas. They were blessed with a son, Shawn, and enjoyed 64 years of marriage, until her passing on January 15, 2018.
Lee was a member of the American Legion Post #24 and was an amateur radio enthusiast.
He is survived by his son, Shawn White and wife, Stacey, of McPherson, KS; two grandkids; three great-grandkids; and a sister-in-law, Lamerlas White of Biloxi, MS.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brothers, John White and Wallace White.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM, Friday, November 18, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Halstead Cemetery.