William Alpheus Linwood “Woody” White

On December 29, 2018, at 8:33 p.m., William Alpheus Linwood “Woody” White passed away. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Jeanie, and his loving children, Jessica (Jon) and David. Also grieving his loss are his father, William “Bill” White, and siblings Becky (Bryan), John (Annick), and Lucy (Winston) with whom he had a special relationship, his aunt Roberta (Lee) and uncle Ted (Wanda). He was preceded in death by his mother, the late Patricia Reid.

Woody spent his childhood and adolescence in Oxon Hill, Maryland. He attended Oxon Hill High School, where he distinguished himself as a member of the “It’s Academic” and math teams, and enjoyed participation in the chess club.

Following in his parents’ footsteps, he received a bachelor’s degree from Guilford College, completing his studies in geology. He also received a master’s degree in computer science from Southeastern University in Washington, D.C.

Woody met his wife Jeanie at US Assist. They were married on August 8, 1993, and soon added children to their family. Together, they enjoyed traveling and spent several summers visiting China. Woody’s interest in computers led to a career as a software developer.

In his spare time, Woody was passionate about genealogy, meteorology, maps, music, cycling, walking, yard work, languages (Chinese) and his family.

His quiet fortitude, generous smiles and sweet personality will be missed by all.

The family will receive friends in a celebration of Woody’s life at Advent Falls Church Funeral Home on January 12th, 2019 at 10:00AM. Interment will follow and will be at the National Memorial Park at 12:00PM.


2 Responses to William Alpheus Linwood “Woody” White

  1. Karen Makris says:

    Dear Zhi,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathies are with you and your children. I know that Woody will be deeply missed.
    Love Karen

  2. Richard Easton says:

    I’m very sorry to hear about this. Woody was my friend from 3rd grade onwards and was a wonderful guy. He will be missed.

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