Robert E. “Bob” White, 79, 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 the best interest of others at heart, and enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Sue White, Wabash; five children: Bob (Robyn) Treska, Henderson, Nev., Gary (Rita) White, Tampa, Fla., Kris (Joette) White, Land O Lakes, Fla., Kathrine White, Pensacola, Fla., and Connie White, Wabash; two step children: Beth (Frank) Driscoll, Urbana, and Rick (Zaida) Treska, Wabash; 17 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and brother, Richard (Donna) White, 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.
The memorial guest book for Bob may be signed at the funeral home website.