It is with immense sadness, that the family of Ron White announce his passing. On December 27, 2021, Ron was finally dealt a hand he couldn’t win. The way he died is just like he lived: he wrote his own rules, he fought authority, if you said he couldn’t do it, he did it, and he paved his own way.
Ron was born in Uniontown, on May 25, 1950, a son of the late Ellen Cardarelli White and John Leslie White. He was one of four children, alongside his twin sister, Olivia, and brothers Jack and Richard “Dickie” White. They were raised in Republic.
In 1968, Ron graduated from Brownsville High School, where he excelled in basketball and football. He then took his football talents to Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.
In the summer of 1967, while lifeguarding, Ron met his future wife, Verla Joan Reese, who survives. Four years later, on July 24, 1971, they got married. From the start of this…