Obituary for Dana Ray “D. J.” White, Jr.

Dana Ray “D. J.” White, Jr. age 33 of Draper passed away Friday, October 29, 2021 at Lewis Gale Hospital, Salem.

Born February 1, 1988 in Radford, he is the son of Donna Jones White and the late Dana Ray “Danny” White.

He was a graduate of the Pulaski County High School in 2005. He had been employed as a machine operator with Somic America Manufacturing Company in Wytheville, Virginia.

He is survived by

His Daughter

Taylor Ray White- Draper

Mother– Donna Jones White of Draper and fiancé, Robert Russell of Pulaski


Erika Jenks and husband, Shaun Jenks (whom D.J.  considered as a brother)-Radford

Special Uncle & Aunt– Tim and Lynn Jones

Niece and Nephew– Hailey and Hunter Jenks

Memorial services will be held Tuesday 5:00 p.m., November 2, 2021 with Pastor Becky Wheeler

Officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm until service time. As D.J. would want, come as you are.

To sign D. J.’s online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.