Kenneth (Kenny) Franklin White passed on December 27, 2021 in his Washington Utah home at the age of 77.

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Born Oct 1, 1944 in Salt Lake City Utah to Mahonri Kenneth and Ada Marie Sparks White. He graduated from Olympus High in 1961, married Beth Michelle Eason in 1964 who died with their son Craig in a tragic car accident in 1983. He married Celia Tezak until 1997 and remained single after that.

Ken and Michelle had 5 children, survived by David, Tonya (Payne), Eric, Craig (passed at 12) and Ryan. He grew up on the White family farm in Sugarhouse, then lived in Holiday, Cedar Valley, Lehi, Henderson NV and Washington Utah. He has 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

He worked in construction, owned White Sand and Gravel, and enjoyed breeding and showing Morgan horses. He enjoyed his Corvette’s, guns, hunting, boating and especially trading stocks.

He was challenged with Crohn’s disease from the age of 19 but outlived all expectations, including his own - though his activities were quite limiting.

Services provided by Serenity Funeral Home of southern Utah, however; viewing will be held at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Gardens at 3401 S Highland Drive, Millcreek UT 84106 on January 3rd 12:00pm with general services at 1:00pm. Flowers may be sent to this address.


  • Survived By
  • David White, Son
  • Tonya White (Payne), Daughter
  • Eric White,
  • Ryan White, Son
  • Preceded in Death By
  • Michelle Eason (White), Wife
  • Craig White, Son

Life Story Info

Post Date

Dec 28, 2021

Personal Info


Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Washington, Utah, United States

Cause of Death






Religion and Beliefs

Latter-day Saint


Construction & Skilled Trades


Democratic Party


  • High School
    Olympus High
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Missing you every day pops, every day.

Ryan Jan 13, 2022