'He's very special': Family, friends hold celebration of life for Stockton World War II veteran

Family members and friends gathered Saturday to pay their respects to a Stockton man who was one of the longest-living veterans of World War II. U.S. Marine Corps Maj. William “Bill” White passed away in early March. According to the Stockton Marine Corps Club, Maj. White died peacefully with his family by his side. He was 106 years old. Dozens of people attended a celebration of life ceremony for Maj. White Saturday in Stockton. Many said Maj. White was known for many things – but most importantly, he was known for his decades of dedicated service to our country.