Robert E. “Bob” White, 79, of Wabash,, died at 5:01 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020 at his home. He was born Jan. 2, 1941, in Wabash, to Mel White and Thelma (Evans) White Ross.
Bob married Sue Harris Treska on Dec. 1, 1999, at the Wabash First United Methodist Church. He worked his entire life in the gaming industry. Bob managed the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas, and also established the Vegas Dealing School, the largest dealing school in Las Vegas. He was a member of the Church of Christ at Treaty. Bob was a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels, and enjoyed golfing and fishing. He always had others best interest at heart, and enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Sue White of Wabash, five children, Bob (Robyn) Treska of Henderson, Nev., Gary (Rita) White of Tampa, Fla., Kris (Joette) White of Land O Lakes, Florida, Kathrine White of Pensacola, Fla., and Connie White of Wabash, two step children, Beth (Frank) Driscoll of Urbana, and Rick (Zaida) Treska of Wabash, 17 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and brother, Richard (Donna) White of Wabash. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his half brother, Steve White.
Due to the COVID-19 social restrictions services will be private at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Ryan Weaver officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.
Preferred memorial is Church of Christ at Treaty Youth Group.