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Ferman Dan White, 60, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Dan was born in Valdosta, GA February 21, 1957 to the late Ferman Early and Betty Ann Chesser White.

Dan received a Phd in Food Science from the University of Georgia in 1987 and was a proud member of the Bulldog Nation. He was an active member of his church, The Highlands Church in Gainesville, GA. Dan worked in the poultry industry for 30 years and was nationally recognized for his work. He was most recently employed for 2 ½ years at Shenandoah Valley Organics as Executive VP of production and quality.

He is survived by his wife Melanie Caillier White; sons, Ferman David White, Jason Thomas Cook and wife, Dannielle Ross Cook; sister, Elizabeth Ann White Olphie and her husband, Richard and his mother-in-law, Judith Milligan Cailler.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son Matthew Ray Cook.

Services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network; www.pancan.org.
Published on February 22, 2018
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