Benjamin O'Brien White, 21

Benjamin O'Brien White, 21, Jonesboro, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022.

He was born in Marion on Jan. 28, 2001, to Tim White and Marci Yanis.

Ben graduated from Mississinewa High School in 2019. While he was in middle and elementary school he enjoyed playing basketball and football. More than anything, Ben loved his family and friends. He loved his mama's cooking and being a loving, protective brother, and devoted son. Ben enjoyed making music. He was very particular about his appearance; he loved his clothes and shoes. He loved and will be missed by his dog, Heisenberg.

Survivors include his parents, Tim White and Marci Yanis; sister; Emily White; brother, Jeremy (Michelle) White; maternal grandparents, Rudy and Tisha Yanis; paternal grandmother, Peggy Brock; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Chris Brock; and maternal great-grandparents, Harry and Lucille Lowe and Paul and Lilly Yanis.

The family will receive visitors from 4 pm to 7 pm on Friday, March 4, 2022 at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel 400 E. Main St., Gas City, IN.

A funeral service to celebrate Ben's life will be held at 11 am on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at the funeral home with burial following at Grant Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to help with funeral expenses.

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Posted on 2022 Mar 02