January 11, 1957 ~ June 23, 2021
Born in: Meridian, MS
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN
Armond White, son of Ellis and Eloise White, was born January 11, 1957 in Meridian, Mississippi. He attended school in Mississippi, Japan and Indianapolis Public Schools. He graduated from Washington High School in 1975. Armond was an outstanding athlete in basketball and football. He was all-state in football, all-sectional and all-regional in basketball. His football team won the state championship in 1974-1975. He attended Allen County and Bellarmine College on basketball scholarships. He was a history buff and majored in business and minored in Special Education.
He was united in holy matrimony to Carolyn Neal-White in May of 1990. They remained together for 31 years and grew together in matrimony. They enjoyed each other’s company and were truly good friends.
His early faith was shaped by attending the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He later accepted Christ as his savior and attended Eastern Star Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Jeffrey A. Johnson Sr.
Armond worked as a counselor for at-risk youth at Atterbury Job Corps. He served as Center Director and Residential Advisor. He also worked with special needs children and in group homes. In Tampa, FL he served as a drug counselor.
Armond was preceded in death by his parents, Ellis and Eloise White and sister Pamela Guynup. He leaves behind his loving and dedicated wife, Carolyn Neal-White; daughter, Jamese Bowman; stepdaughter, Shalah Smith; granddaughters: Jada Owens, Camya Jones, Nasya Carter and Nova Carter; brother, Douglas White; sisters: Linda White, Sandra Smith, Traci (Samuel) Mitchell and Tanya White; aunts, Dora Mcarty and Kate Davis; nephews, Corey Taylor and Samuel Mitchell; nieces: Quiana Nguyen, Vanessa Gardner and O’Shea Mitchell; great-nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends.