C.W. "Bud" White, 79, of Gainesville, died April 30, 2009. Born Nov. 14, 1929 in Pierre, S.D., he attended Atlanta schools where he was a Tech High '47 graduate and served in the U.S. Army. While studying for a degree in architecture, he worked for Abreu and Robeson, Architects and Fuller and Beckett Architects. In 1958, he received a degree from Georgia Tech. Before establishing his own firm, C.W. White Architect, he was with GSA in Atlanta and served as a consultant for the U.S. Postal Service. After 1973 his architectural firm provided the design and construction supervision of numerous post offices, providing remodeling plans for postal and federal facilities. After retiring in 1997, his final years were spent at his farm home in Forsyth County. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Anne Miller White; five children and their spouses, Karen and Rusty Holland, Bill and Terri White, Leanne and J.R. Evans, Rusty White and Sue Flesch, Jennifer and Shannon Williams; seven grandchildren, Caley White, Micah White, David White and wife, Candi, Caleb Holland, Lydia Holland, Priscilla Holland, Chris Elston and wife, Shea; three great-grandchildren, Riley and Landon Elston and Natalie Rose White; various other relatives also survive. The family held visitation at McDonald & Son Funeral Home in Cumming on Sunday, May 3. There will be a private, family memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the mission's ministry of North Georgia Church, Dawsonville, GA and/or Samaritan's Purse, Boone, N.C.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.