Gordon White, Jr.


Gordon White, Jr. 75, of Gardner, KS passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Olathe Hospice House, Olathe, KS. Graveside services will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Columbine Catholic Cemetery, Edgerton, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to Divine Mercy Parish or Olathe Hospice. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS 913-856-7111. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com

Gordon was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 9, 1942 to Josephine (Lewis) and Gordon White, Sr. He graduated from Olathe High School in 1961. Gordon married Gloria Jean Kiffer on August 18, 1962 in Olathe, KS. They became parents to Melinda, Robert, Gloria, Shawn, and Cheryle. Gordon worked as a printer for Deluxe Check Company of Lenexa, KS. Gordon was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, Gardner, KS and Knights of Columbus. He was a fan of westerns and enjoyed riding mules, country music and reading.

Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Michael Allen Manning. Gordon is survived by his wife, Gloria Jean, of the home; children: Melinda Sue (John) Friday, Tonganoxie, KS, Robert John White, Wellsville, KS, Gloria Beth Phares, Gardner, KS, Shawn Marie (Bill) Hudson, Kansas City ,KS and Cheryle Lynn (George) Laster, Kansas City, KS; brothers: Gary Manning, Ottawa, KS and Richard Charles White; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous foster great-grandchildren.