AUBURN — Rex A. White, 50, died Monday, Oct. 22, at the Hospice House, after a long illness. May he rest with the angels.

He was born in Rumford, March 1, 1962, a son of Robert and Leona Hodgkins White Sr. He was a graduate of Mexico High School, Class of 1981.

He worked at Bennett Shoe in Rumford, Andover Wood Products in Andover, LaPerle Durland Monuments of Mexico and was also a Watch Dog for Ralph’s Store.

A talented artist of a variety of mediums, glass etching, oil paints, wood burning, wood carving, wood crafts, mushroom art, etc. He loved to hunt, fish and drink his Milwaukee’s Best.

He was married in Rumford in 2006 to Kathy Greenleaf, who survives of Rumford. Other survivors include his daughter, Sonya White Rocray of Peru; a stepdaughter, Jodi Anson of Lewiston; sisters, Birdie Rocray and husband, Mike and family of Peru, Becky McDonald and husband, Kevin and family of Rumford and Rose Libby and husband, Rob and family of Peru; brothers, Roger White and wife, Karen and family of Rumford, Russell White and family of Peru and Rob White and wife, Kim and family of Mexico; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews; and two stepgranddaughters.

He was predeceased by his father; and two brothers, Ronald White Sr. and Rodney “Punky” White.

Friends and relatives are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at

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