Robert White

Robert apos;Bob&apos White

1921 - 2003

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His family includes his wife, June; three sons, Terry and his wife, Jody White of Plano, TX, Tom White of Denver, CO, and Timothy Robert and Joan White of Denver, CO; four grandchildren, Chase, Riley, Halie, and Robert White; two sisters, Ruth White of Iowa City, and Carolyn Westfall of Urbana, IL. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Don and Jerry White; and sisters, Helen Hirt and Jeanne Hoppe. Robert Harold White was born December 7, 1921, near North Liberty, Iowa the son of Aubrey and Cleora (Chamberlain) White. He graduated from City High School in 1940 and went on to receive both his BA and Masters Degree from the University of Iowa. During World War II, he served as a navy pilot in the Navy Air Corps. During this time, he also trained many Navy pilots. On March 1, 1944, he married June Williams in Corpus Christie, TX. Bob has been in the capacity of teacher, coach and athletic director for many years in the Iowa City Community School District. He was member of the First United Methodist Church, Iowa Athletic Directors Association, which he founded and served two years as its president, a member of the Quarterback Club, Military Affairs, and a member of the Johnson County Retired Teachers Association. Bob was recognized as the Athletic Director of the Year for both the State of Iowa and for the entire United States. Memorial donations can be made in Bob’s memory to the Athletic Departments of City High School & West High School in Iowa City or the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City.