Marcus Anthony White, 15, beloved son of Marvin White and Theresa M. Penson White, died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Elyria on August 25, 1998.
Marcus was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter – day Saints, where he was a member of the Young Men’s Youth Group. He was a 9th grade student at Sumter High School and a member of the Boy Scout Troop 331. He enjoyed camping, swimming, ultimate frisbee and playing video games. He will be remembered as a loving son, brother, grandson and friend.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his brother, Tyler M. White of Fort Bragg, North Carolina; sister, Kaylee E. White of Sumter; paternal grandparents, Phyllis White of Lorain and Cliff and Martha Lawson of Amherst; maternal grandparents, Liva “Jack” Penson and step grandmother, Betty of Norwalk and Sally Degan Lorain; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Marcus was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, William ” Whitey” White.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 6 P.M. at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter – day Saints, 1770 U.S. 15 Sumter, SC 29150. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Howard, Henry Valezquez, Levi Abbott, Hayden Terry, Austin Wells and Daniel Cantwell. The family will receive friends Monday, March 10, 2014 from 7 to 9 P.M. at Bullock Funeral Home, 1190 Wilson Hall Road, Sumter, SC 29150.
Memorials may be to the Boy Scout Troop 331, 300 Lakewood Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.
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The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.