Clayton R. “Butch” White

January 07, 1942 ‒ September 15, 2021

Marion, Ohio

Clayton R. “Butch” White, age 79 of Caledonia, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

Butch was born January 7, 1942 in Marion, the son of Joseph C. and Verna Mae (Hartley) White.

In Butch’s younger years he raised and trained race horses. He was an avid fan of the Ohio State University Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. He enjoyed spending his time hanging out with his son at White’s Small Engine Shop and loved his dogs: Dutchess, Pug, Sambone and Daisy. Another favorite pastime of Butch’s was mowing yards.

He is survived by his children: Teresa (Tim Houseworth) White, Warren (Deanna) White, Patricia (Larry Higgins, Jr.) White, Kelly White, and James (Christine) White; grandchildren: Tim White, Ashlee White, Cory (Ashley) White, Cody White, Kyle White, Bret (Stephanie) White, Levi Hendel and Kaitlyn White; great grandchildren: Haylee, Hayden, Hunter, and Holdenn Britton; Caiden White, Aubrey, Kaison, and Everliegh Huffine, Caden, Calleigh, and Clayton White and Lavaea Hendel; great great grandchild: Kinsley Smith; siblings: Hershel White and Mary Cooper; and special friend Nancy Higgins.

Butch is preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife: Marguerite Ann White; great grandchild Leighonna Hendel; and brothers: Joseph, Verlon, Warren, James, and Daniel White and sister Virgie Edington.

Visitation will be Monday, September 20, 2021 at Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion from 10AM to 12PM; funeral service will follow at 12PM with burial in Caledonia Cemetery.

If so desired, donations may be made to the funeral home to assist the family in honoring Butch.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve the White family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

  • Love and miss you so much! Still hard to believe this has happened. Yesterday after making funeral arrangements I wanted to call you to tell you everything was done and taken care of then it hit me it was your funeral arrangements and I couldn’t call you. My heart is broken, until we meet again. Love you more then words can say and miss you like crazy!!

  • Teresa and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories of love and laughter bring you comfort.

  • The Lord was ready to welcome you home, but my heart wasn’t ready to let you go. Until tomorrow bro, you took my love with you but I kept your memories, love Sis.

  • So proud to call that man my uncle love and miss you away until we meet again i bet grandpa can’t wait to hear you say lines us up one Fats’y old boy