Dr. John H. White Memorial

John H. "Jack" White '58, 1936-2021

“I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” – Psalm 23:6

Memorial Service at Geneva College

Memorial Service Invitation

Saturday, April 24, 2021 | 1 p.m.

The memorial service for Dr. White will be a live, in-person event with required registration for attendees. Following the mandates of the commonwealth, COVID-19 protocols regarding masking and space limitations will be followed, and attendance is limited to 500. The college will also livestream the service for those who cannot attend in person.

A commemorative program is available for in-person attendees. Post-event copies of the program may be ordered by anyone not able to attend by completing the order form below.

If you have questions please call 724-847-6591.

Watch the Service Remotely

The Memorial Service will be livestreamed from this page starting April 24 at 1 p.m. No registration is necessary to view the livestream remotely.

Watch Livestream

Memorial Program (.pdf)

Praising God for the Life of Dr. John H. "Jack" White

The Geneva community praises God and remembers John H. “Jack” White, 18th President of Geneva College, at a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Metheny Fieldhouse. Dr. White came to a saving faith in Jesus Christ during his years as an undergraduate at Geneva.

Dr. White, beloved by the Beaver Falls community, went on to serve Christ at Geneva and beyond as a pastor, professor, dean, author, board member and college president for more than 60 years. He became nationally known for his leadership roles in many evangelical Christian organizations throughout his life. 

John H. “Jack” White Memorial Service Participants

Dr. Peter Lillback, President of Westminster Theological Seminary

Dr. Brad Frey ’73, Geneva Professor of Sociology and Higher Education

The Rev. Dr. William Glaze, Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church

Dr. Richard Morris ’97, MSOL ’99, IT Architect for IBM

Dr. Dean Smith ‘65, Emeritus Professor of Bible

Dr. Calvin L. Troup, President of Geneva College

Dr. Jonathan Watt, Chair of the Department of Biblical Studies

New Song, Geneva music and drama ministry founded by Dr. White


Livestream will begin Saturday, April 24 at 1 p.m. No Registration is needed to access the livestream.