William James Winter, Jr.

April 23, 1933 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

William Winter, Jr. Obituary

Williamsport, MD – William James “Bill” Winter, Jr., 90, of Williamsport, MD and formerly of Staunton, VA passed away on Monday, January 1, 2024 at Homewood Retirement Center.

Bill was born on April 23, 1933 in Ottawa, Canada to the late William James Winter, Sr. and Sarah J. (Dunlop) Winter.

He was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth M. Winter in 2014.

Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he retired from the Adjutant General’s Corps as a Colonel after 25 years of service.

He received his B.S. degree from West Texas College and his MBA from Tulane University. While in the military, Bill graduated from the Army War College in Carlisle, PA and also served tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam.

Upon his retirement, Bill taught computer science at Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, VA for approximately 15 years.

He was an active member in the First Presbyterian Church in Staunton, VA along with several other civic organizations, including the Lion’s Club and Salvation Army where he served in different leadership roles.

Bill and his wife enjoyed traveling together over the years and were able to visit 6 of the 7 continents.

He is survived by his daughter Susan W. Trail and her husband David; son William J. Winter, III; 3 grandsons: Robert Winter, Jr., Michael Winter, and Nathan Trail; 3 great grandchildren: Finn Winter, Magnolia Winter, and Maximus Winter.

In addition to his parents and wife, Bill was preceded in death by his son Robert Scott Winter and Robert’s wife Alida.

Services and interment will be announced at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA.

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