Lubbock VFW post commander killed in accidental fall - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock VFW post commander killed in accidental fall

Ancile "Al" White (Provided by VFW Post 2466) Ancile "Al" White (Provided by VFW Post 2466)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The Lubbock Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2466 is mourning their post commander after a Sunday afternoon accident.

A VFW statement says Ancile "Al" White had climbed a ladder to repair rope that came loose from the pulley on the VFW flag pole when the flag pole snapped, resulting in "a terrible fall."

Witnesses say Al died instantly.

Al was a Senior Master Sergeant who served 21 years in the Air Force.

Al retired and was elected as post commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2466 in 2008. Al leaves behind a wife - Jeannie White.

The VFW statement says there will be an autopsy on Tuesday, September 4th, with Memorial Services pending.

Memorial Services will be at Lakreidge Methodist Church, 4701 82nd Street, Lubbock, TX. We will update this story when a date is set.

VFW Post 2466 asks that friends celebrate the life of Al White by way of cash or check contributions in lieu of flowers to:

Veterans of Foreign Wars
PO Box 3126
Lubbock, TX, 79452

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