Obituary of Michael Pratt White
Born July 15th, 1947 In Mesa, Arizona to Carl Richard and Faye Merkley White
1964 Graduate of Westwood High School in Mesa
Honorably Served in the United States Army, 101st Airborne as an RTO and Sniper during the Vietnam War where he received a Bronze Star, an Army Commendation Medal with V Device and a Purple Heart among other honors and medals.
He worked briefly in Transportation and construction upon return from Vietnam before going on to become a Pro Fisherman for Ranger Boats.
Michael's love for all things Fishing led to multiple lifelong friendships, and after retiring became a hobby instead of a profession
Michael was preceded in Death by his parents, brothers Howard "Dougy" and Monty Griffeth, and a son Jimmy.
Michael is survived by his eternal companion Ellen Anderson White, of Mesa
Sons Derik (Beth) of Tinnie,NM , Michael Jr (Shayna) of Tempe AZ and Kevin (Ashley) of Tempe AZ, Daughter Roxanna of Alamogordo, NM
19 Grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren
Nathan Creamer ( Kim )of Hoschton, GA
Jeremy Vasquez of Mesa AZ
Katherine Vasquez of Mesa, AZ
Jennifer Vasquez of Mesa, AZ
James Anderson (JoAnn) of Wingate, NC
Joel Anderson (Leah) of Huntsville, AL
Jay Anderson (Cynthia) of Kalkaska, MI
Tom Loughran (Maureen)
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