YORK COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - Hundreds of people are expected to pay their respects to a Tega Cay Police officer who died of pancreatic cancer last week.
Sergeant Anthony White, 43, died on Friday, July 28, after battling cancer. He was a native of Clover, SC, and served at multiple departments throughout his life.
He was an officer for the York County Sheriff's Office from 2001 to 2008. He served for the Tega Cay Police Department from 2008 to 2015, where he retired at the rank of Sergeant.
White leaves behind his mother, longtime girlfriend, and his three sons.
Visitation for Sgt. White will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lake Wylie Christian Center at 5766 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie, SC.
The funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 5 at 1 p.m. at the Lake Wylie Christian Center. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery at 19 Cemetery Street in Clover.
"On behalf of Sgt. White's family and friends we extend our appreciation for all of the support that has been shown," Major David Nelson wrote in a press release. "We ask for your continued prayers as we mourn the passing of Sgt. Anthony White."