Jim Wesley White

Jim Wesley White, 62 of  Fairbanks  AK,  passed away on March 5, 2020, in the Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA, after complications related to his disability and severe chronic conditions.

He was born in Andalusia, Alabama, on September 27, 1957, son of the late John and Delena  White. He is survived by his spouse Galina White and his stepson Artem Grushin.  He is also survived by his five siblings, their family members, and other relatives.

Jim served in the US Army for 12 years and  was honorably discharged due to his disability. He continued serving his country working as a heavy equipment operator at the Eielson Airforce Base in Fairbanks, AK, until he medically retired from this position in 2014.

The church service will be held at noon on March 12 at the St. Nicolas Orthodox Cathedral in Seattle, WA. On Friday, March 13, he will be transported to Fairbanks AK, where he will be buried at the Birch Hill Cemetery at the end of May.  Please address the question regarding the bereavement ceremony to  Blanchard Family Funeral Home (907-482-3232).

3 Responses to “Jim Wesley White”

  • Galina White says:

    The church service will be held at the St. Nicolas Orthodox Cathedral in Seattle on March 12, 2020, at noon before Jim will be transported to Fairbanks, AK.

    Address:1714 13th Ave, Seattle WA 98112

  • Galina White says:

    “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief…and unspeakable love”(Washington Irving).

  • Clara Watkins says:

    JW you were a very special friend for many years and we are very sad at your passing. May you Rest In Peace and know that we keep your wife Galina in and prayers and are here for her in her time of mourning.

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