Derwood White, 53, of Hawley, died unexpectedly on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at his home.

Born on April 21, 1960 in Callicoon, NY he is the son of George White Jr. of Lake Ariel and the late Norma Teeple White. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School, class of 1979. Derwood was employed at the Human Resource Center in Pike County.

Derwood was of the Methodist faith and in the past attended Seelyville Chapel. He was a man that loved life and enjoyed every moment of it. He enjoyed bowling, fishing and listening to music. He loved being with family and playing with his great nieces and nephews. Derwood made many friends and enjoyed when they would take him out to eat. He loved the holidays, but especially liked dressing up for Halloween.

He will be remembered as a kind man who lived life to the fullest. A man of great faith, he always prayed for his family and friends.

In addition to his father, Derwood is survived by his twin brother Doug White and wife Laurie of Lake Ariel and brother Verdon White and wife Pam of Hawley; his sister, Sharon Coar and husband Joe Jr. of Honesdale; nieces and nephews Joseph III, Matthew and Jeremy Coar, Brandie Weist, Zachary and Ashley White; several great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 2nd at 10 a.m. at Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale. Interment will follow in Pine Mill Cemetery. Friends may visit on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Condolences: