Fred E. White (born Frederick Eugene Adams; January 13, 1955 – December 31, 2022) was an American drummer. He was one of the early members of Earth, Wind & Fire. He previously played drums on Donny Hathaway’s Live album.
Earth, Wind & Fire consisting of Fred White along with half-brother Maurice White, brother Verdine White, and other members were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.
White’s death was announced on January 1, 2023, at the age of 67.