Harold “Pat” White Jr.
Memorial Drinking Fountain
This drinking fountain was erected in memory of Harold "Pat" White Jr., U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and longtime Chillicothe businessperson. For over 30 years Pat was an enthusiastic participant and promoter of physical fitness, especially running and biking. Pat encouraged many friends and acquaintances to take up physical fitness. He was an excellent role model for the [sic] led by example. Pat could be seen at any given time running or riding his bike throughout the Scioto Valley.
As a runner, he participated in the Boston Marathon and ran in many parts of the world, including China and New Zealand. As a bicyclist, he rode thousands of miles in this country, Europe, and Australia. In 1996, he realized his big dream by cycling across the United States with his grandson, Patrick Lair and a friend Jimmy Robertson. Pat always wanted to be remembered as runner and bicyclist and as such will be remembered by his family and many friends.
Location. 39° 20.914′ N, 82° 59.744′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Ohio, in Ross County. Touch for map. Marker is on the bike path, about 75 feet east of the intersection of Ohio Route 104 and Orange Street. Marker is in this post office area: Chillicothe OH 45601, United States of America.
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Categories. • Sports • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.