Governor Robert Bentley on Friday released a statement on the death of State Comptroller Thomas L. White, Jr. Read the full statement below.
"I am saddened to learn of the death of State Comptroller Thomas L. White, Jr. Just a few days ago, I spoke with his family and my thoughts and prayers are with him. Tom passed away yesterday, from a brief illness. For more than four decades, Tom has been a great public servant of the state of Alabama. Prior to being appointed State Comptroller, Tom served as the Chief Financial Officer at the Alabama Department of Public Health for 22 years as well as CFO for the Alabama Public Health Care Authority for 15 years. I really appreciate Tom's dedication to Alabama, he will be truly missed."