1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870








Respect You've Known


Richard Randolph White, Sr. of Roanoke Rapids, NC was born January 2, 1948 to Lettie Mozelle Game White and Lucious Benjamin White.  He is survived by the love of his life Barbara Ann Ward White, a Son Richard Randolph White, Jr., A daughter Julie Ann White Nail and her husband Warren Scot Nail.  Three Grandchildren Amber Elizabeth Nail Watkins and husband Christopher Watkins, James Alexander Nail, and Emily Ann White.  Two Great Grandchildren Caleb Wyatt Watkins and Waylon James Watkins. Brothers Wayne White and wife Hazel Frederick White and wife Dale. A sister Margaret White Pulley. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald W. White, Sr.

Ricky as he was known by friends and family was a graduate of William R. Davie High School and Served Honorably in the United States Army as a Forward Observer 5th Battalion 83rd Artillery Division, attaining the Rank of Sergeant.  He worked many years in the automotive industry in Roanoke Rapids. Ricky then worked at South Side Regional Jail in Emporia, VA where he attained the Rank of Sergeant before his retirement.

Ricky and his wife were avid campers enjoying traveling in their motor home and making friends where ever they camped.  This love of camping came only second to his love of family.  His wife and children were always his priority always putting them first and his own needs falling to the side.

Ricky went home to be with the Lord October 17, 2022 after a long battle with Diabetes and Kidney failure at UNC Nash Hospital in Rocky Mount, NC

Wrenn Funeral Home, of Roanoke Rapids, NC is handling the arrangements. Graveside service will be held at Crestview Memorial Cemetery Thursday October 20, 2022 at 11:00 am. Visitation at Wrenn Funeral Home one hour before.  


Richard Randolph White, Sr.