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Oscar White

1956 ~ 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Oscar White Obituary

On January 14, 2024, Oscar White, known by many as “Benny”. 

67, of New Canton VA, Passed away peacefully at The Monroe 

Health and Rehabilitation Center in Charlottesville VA. Early 

that morning, the cloud lifted and the Lord called him to 


Oscar and his twin brother Alonzo was born on December 18, 

1956 to Cleo White Opie. He was one of seven children: Alonzo 

White (late Mary White), Sharon Bowles, Jane Opie-Brown 

(James), Late Dora Opie, Calvin Opie, and Jeff Opie (Ethel). 

Oscar was predeceased by his grandmother Susie White and 

step father Bernard Opie

Oscar was educated in the Buckingham County school system. 

He played football and graduated in 1976. Oscar worked at the 

Uniroyal Tire Company until it closed. He later was employed at 

the Monroe Health and Rehabilitation Center in Charlottesville 


Early in life Oscar devoted his life to Christ. He was an active 

member of the Third Liberty Baptist Church. Oscar served as a 

Trustee and member of the Male Chorus. He assisted in parking 

cars, set-up, and cleaned during special events. 

Oscar was devoted to his twin brother Alonzo. The two were 

almost in separable and love spending time together. Oscar 

loved/enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Having

fun playing cards, throwing horse shoes, watching wrestling, 

and watching the Washington Commanders play.

Oscar will be greatly missed. He leaves to cherish, fond 

memories his, Aunts, Joyce Walters, Lula Fleming (Dave). 

Uncles, Samuel White (Laverne), Leroy White (Catherine), 

Albert White (Lisa). Host of cousin, nieces, nephews, and 

friends and wife Tracey White.

His heart of this world may have failed but his spirit was 

stubbornly strong: When peace, like a river attended my way, 

when sorrow like sea bellows roll. Whatever my lot, though has 

taught me to say, It is well, It is well, with my soul. 

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Open Viewing
January 24, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Third Liberty Baptist Church
2244 C G Woodson Road
New Canton, VA 23123

Celebration of Life
January 24, 2024

12:00 PM
Third Liberty Baptist Church
2244 C G Woodson Road
New Canton, VA 23123


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