Duane L. “Buddy” White, a Pendleton resident, died Monday, February 16, 2015, in Pendleton following a long illness. He was 78 years old.
No service will be held. Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com Burns Mortuary of Pendleton handled arrangements.
Duane was born May 12, 1936, in Vancouver, Washington, to Delbert and Mildred (Katel) White. He came to Pendleton from southern Oregon 24 years ago. He owned and operated Buddy White’s Automotive in Pendleton for many years. He was a lifelong fan of all things NASCAR.
Buddy is survived by his wife Lorraine White; children Roxane and husband Tom Slye, Joseph White, and Scott White and wife Rachel; a brother, Gene White; a sister, Sandra Lindell, one grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert and Mildred White, and an ex-wife, Nancy.