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Timothy Ricky White (1956 – 2013)

Timothy White

Timothy Ricky White

FARMINGTON - Timothy Ricky White, 56, of Avon died on January 13, 2013 at Edgewood Rehab and Living Center in Farmington following a long illness.

He was born in Farmington on Oct. 24, 1956, the son of Beric and Priscilla (Merrill) White. He was educated in the schools of Phillips and graduated from Mt. Abram High School in the class of 1976. He was employed at Kingfield Wood for many years and later at Fletchers Mill in West Farmington where he retired due to ill health. He was a member of the Blue Mountain Lodge #67 AF&AM in Phillips. He was active in scouting all of his life. In 1985, he reorganized Boy Scout Troop #500 in Strong and served as leader. He attended two national and many local scouting jamborees. Tim was selected as the Honored Person for Old Home Days one year and for many years he helped at the chicken barbecue.

He enjoyed reading comic books and listening to music, especially Neil Diamond. His favorite food was fiddleheads, which many of his friends would bring to him each spring. The family would like to thank the staff, nurses and aids at Edgewood Living Center, Umbagog/Wilton Dialysis Center and CMMC.

He is survived by; his mother, Priscilla White of Avon; his brother, Mark White of Avon; his sisters, Rose Carver of Nevada and Tammie Cline of Greenfield Township, ME; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by; his father, Beric and his twin sister, Jean.

Donations in Tim's memory may be made to: Boy Scout Troop #500, c/o June Flagg, 187 West Freeman Road, Strong, ME 04983 or to a charity of your choice. Graveside services will be held in the spring at the North Franklin Cemetery in Farmington. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington, ME 04938.

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  1. Rest in peace my friend. I'm sure you and Mom will have lively games of cribbage....

  2. Our thoughts and prayers to the family. Tim was a good guy..We will remember him always!

  3. Our thoughts are with the family. Tim will be Greatly missed. He was a good neighbor.Loved talking to people. Did alot for the area.Personally,he helped me,when I needed a ride. He had a GREAT imagination!! He loved the soap operas.It was HARD to walk away from him. Loved listening to the oldies, on WABK. We loved you, TINY TIM. Rest in Peace. Love always, xoxo.

  4. I will always remember him rideing in the ole hearse on Old Home Days. R.I.P. Tim

  5. Peace is now yours and there is no more pain or discomfort. We are thankful for knowing Tim and having the opportunity to be near when he needed assistance. Our prayers are with the family and many friends he enjoyed in his life.

  6. to the family of Timothy white I am so sorry for your loss. he was a wonderful and inspirational person. He will be remembered as a person that will live on forever R.I.P

  7. My husband and I Scouted with Tim for many years. He finally ended his career in Scouting due to poor health while still with Troop 500 of Strong. He truly had the Scouting spirit and knew every Scout song, story, and skill. He had a great deal that he could offer. We express our sympathy to his family. I also know that Tim was a believer in God and I am sure he is walking on streets made of gold today.

  8. Here's to fiddleheads in heaven! Tim, you are and will be missed.

  9. Sigh, good bye my friend. You were an inspiration in my life.
    You just may be able to ride in that "little red wagon" now, my friend.

  10. My deepest sympathy to the family of Tim, In school he was always involved in something. A very caring and kind person. RIP Tim

  11. It was a joy to Scout with you Tiny. You will be missed.

  12. Go with God, Brother. My sympathies to the Family

  13. remembering the conversations over the fire pit for the bean hole beans and him helping with the chicken BBQ.. the conversations when running into him at assorted places and recently being there for another 'ride' down the road- glad for the opportunity.. another community loss for this area. RIP Tim, I know you have suffered for a while now on this earth and you are in the best hands possible now with no more suffering.. may there be endless Boy scout jamborees and fiddle heads for you.
    Also Tim was a member and supporter of the Phillips fire dept for many years that was not mentioned. Ride that fire truck Tim!

  14. Tim was a true leader! rip Tim

  15. I knew Tim in high school and I think he had the most helpful spirit of anyone I have ever known. Always had a smile on his face. Prayers go out to his family.

  16. Sorry to see Tim passed on. He was a good hearted soul. RIP.