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David Travis White

Siloam Springs, AR, 1965 - 2019

David Travis White, 54 year old resident of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, died on September 7, 2019 in Springdale, Arkansas. Born on April 15, 1965 in Springdale, Arkansas, he was the son of David Wendell White and Anna Jean Barnes White. He was a lifelong resident of Northwest Arkansas, growing up in Highfill. Travis graduated from Gentry High School and earned his Associate's Degree in Fire Administration from Northwest Arkansas Community College. He married Debbie True on July 20, 1985 in Highfill, Arkansas. Travis was a firefighter for 34 years, serving the last 24 1/2 years in Siloam Springs, retiring as Deputy Fire Chief in May 2019. He also had a farm where he raised chickens, cattle, and had a dairy. Travis was a member of New Life Church in Siloam Springs. He was a founding member of IAFF 2855 and a member of both the IAFC and NRA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, David White and Anna Jean White. He is survived by his wife, Debbie of the home; daughter, Ashton Luedecke of Siloam Springs; son, Jed White and wife Jami of Gentry, Arkansas; four grandchildren: Landry Luedecke, Lauren Luedecke, Kade White, and Archer White; sister, Teresa Bollinger and husband Scott of Trenton, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 4 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at New Life Church in Siloam Springs, with Pastor Tim Estes officiating. Burial will follow at Highfill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. To sign the online guestbook, visit

Published September 10, 2019

Wasson Funeral Home, Inc.
441 West Hwy 412, P.O. Box 29, Siloam Springs, AR
Phone: 479-524-5131