Eric Jon White, age 67, of Acworth, Georgia, formerly of Madison, West Virginia passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2013. Jon was born October 20, 1945 in Madison, WV. He was the only child of Denver Edmund and Oma (Miller) White. He attended South Charleston High School and graduated in 1963 from Scott High School in Madison and Marshall University in 1970. He taught and coached at Wharton Junior High and Van High School. In 1970 he began a 43 year career with National Education Association. He served as executive director of Brevard County (Florida) and Fairfax (Virginia), Midwest and Southeast Regional Director for the NEA. He was passionate supporter of Teachers rights. He loved children, especially babies. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Helen (Wilson) White, 4 sons; Eric Jon White II of Dallas, GA, David and his wife Shannon of Woodstock, GA, Jason and his wife Benay of Knoxville, TN, Michael Lee White of Acworth, GA; One daughter, Sarah Elizabeth White of Acworth, GA. Grandchildren, Harlow and Hayden White of Knoxville, TN and a granddaughter Harper he was looking forward to being born in May. Services will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta with Pastor Brian Grizzle officiating. The family will receive visitors on Saturday from 6:00 until 9:00 pm at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home. A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home in Decatur, Georgia In charge of arrangements.