Byron Samuel White, 96, of Indianola passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012 at\nMercy Hospice House in Johnston. Born May 10, 1916 in Farrar, Ia., the son of Samuel\nBart and Bessie Goode White. Byron married Maxine May Speas on February 19,\n1940. They had two children, Joanne and Gene.\nByron farmed most of his life and ended his career in Warren County, near Lacona.\nAfter retirement, Byron and Maxine moved to Indianola where he worked for Simpson\nCollege for five years. Byron enjoyed taking trips to Branson, Mo., attending an\noccasional Iowa Cubs baseball game, woodworking, gardening with his wife, reading,\nand sharing his knowledge and experiences with family. His wisdom and quick wit will\nbe greatly missed.\nSurvivors include wife Maxine, son Gene/Vickie of Indianola, granddaughter Marni/Tom\nof Fairfield, Ia., grandson Scott/Angela of Eldon, Mo. Byron had three great\ngrandchildren, Jacob, Sidney, and Logan, and he was very proud of them. He is also\nsurvived by his two brothers, Ordie, of Bondurant and Bob, of Runnells. Byron was\npreceded in death by one daughter, Joanne, three brothers and three sisters.\nFuneral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 12, at Trinity United\nPresbyterian Church, in Indianola. Visitation with the family present to receive guests\nwill be held at the same location prior to the services, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Burial will\nbe held at Indianola IOOF Memorial Gardens, at a later date. In lieu of flowers,\nmemorial contributions can be made to Trinity United Presbyterian Church or Indianola\nFire & Rescue.