James Elbert White, 82, of Fort Oglethorpe, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, December 30, 2019. He had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of his life and was a member of Anchor of Hope Baptist Church. He was the Owner & Operator of Tri-State Vacuum for more than 20 years and was a member of the Masonic Lodge #755 F&AM. He loved going on Missions and made more than a dozen trips to Nicaragua over the years and enjoyed volunteering his time at Hutcheson Medical Center. He was a loving and devoted brother, husband and father that will be truly missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, William & Ada White.