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Richard K. White, professor emeritus – June 6, 2020

June 11, 2020

Richard K. White, 90, professor emeritus of agricultural and biological engineering, died June 6, 2020. He retired from Clemson University in 1997 after 12 years.

White received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Pennsylvania State University and his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in agricultural and biological engineering.  He served as the first Charles Carter Newman Endowed Chair of Natural Resources Engineering at Clemson University. His research and extension work focused on waste management from livestock facilities. He enjoyed interacting with his colleagues, students and stakeholders to improve producer livelihood and protect the environment. He also served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant during the Korean War.

The family will make plans for a celebration of life in the future.

His full obituary is posted online.