Harvey Odell White, 83, of Granite Falls, NC passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at his home. Odell was born on December 23, 1940, to the late Harvey White and Ruby Teague White, Odell’s life was marked by remarkable achievements and cherished relationships. We’re bringing the picture up there now.
He attended Lenoir Rhyne College on a football scholarship, where he distinguished himself as an All American Football player, earning respect and admiration both on and off the field. His passion for sports translated into his professional life as he founded and formerly owned Granada Farms Country Club in Granite Falls,
Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Shirley Key White, Odell leaves behind a loving family and many who will treasure his memory. His legacy lives on through his son, Joshua Odell White, and his daughter, Keegan White, along with her husband, Noel Stradtman. He was a proud grandfather to Presley Odell White and Grayson Charleston Conrad White, and a step-grandfather to Paige Stradtman. Odell is also survived by his sisters, Barbara Johnston and Wanda Wellborn, his cherished companion, Nancy Clark, and numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends who will remember him fondly.
A private graveside service was held Sunday, May 19, 2024 at Oakwood Cemetery.