George Alexius Whitney
1978 - 2016
Whitney, George Alexius Age 38 George Alexius Whitney, 38, of Washington D.C. passed away on December 18th while serving his country in Afghanistan. Born in Brattleboro, VT on February 16th, 1978, Alexi, as he was known to his family, attended Brooks School in North Andover and Bates College in Lewiston, ME. At Bates he was a starting fullback in football, starting midfielder in lacrosse and graduated Cum Laude with a major in Classics. After college, Alexi served as a Captain in the 3rd Marine Reconnaissance Battalion in Anbar, Iraq in 2005. An avid reader and lover of history and horror movies, Alexi enjoyed spending time outdoors, with animals, his colleagues and family. He is survived by his mother, Caryn Whitney of Wilmington, NC, his father George Whitney III of Delray Beach, FL, sister Larissa Whitney and brother Maximillian Whitney, both of Brooklyn, NY. A memorial service will be held at Brooks School in North Andover, MA on January 22nd at two o'clock in the afternoon, with a burial at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA in the spring. In lieu of lowers, donations may be made to the Raider Project (, the Third Option Foundation ( and Brooks School ( Please sign the Guestbook at
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Published by Washington Times on Dec. 29, 2016.
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HBD, thinking of you always.
February 16, 2021
Just thinking of you today dear Alexi. Every day. Youre never forgotten, always loved. Well meet you in heaven soon.
May 31, 2020
We love you, Alexi.
George Whitney
December 23, 2019
Hey brother I promised I would never forget. Here is my daily reminder in blood:
Lex Patrick K.
Sat, 23 Jan 2018 @ 0429hrs
8.8 lbs - 19inches
June 23, 2018
Thinking of you today on your birthday. We love you.
February 16, 2018
Thinking of you and missing you dearly today. We love you, Alexi, now and forever.
December 18, 2017
Eli was a remarkable human, in every sense. He touched the lives of so many in every phase of his life. I feel honored to have been able to call him my friend. Rest in Peace brother.
August 22, 2017
my best friend. 2nd - 12th. i miss you Alex. so many memories. i cant describe how much i loved you. you were my brother.
Jonathan Doorneweerd
May 8, 2017
We love you and we miss you, Alexi.
April 12, 2017
Lex was what I aspire to be. What I want my children to be.
March 18, 2017
My deepest condolences to your family. It's not fair that death takes away our loved one. May the Almighty God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during this challenging time (Isaiah 61:1, 2).
February 23, 2017
My deepest condolences to your family. It's not fair that death takes away our loved one. May the Almighty God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during this challenging time (Isaiah 61:1, 2).
Sherri Martin
February 23, 2017
I remember you Alexi on your 39th. You will rest well in Arlington come Spring, among your brothers and comrades. Perhaps a star will shine brightly for you. We need watching over down here.....carry on.
February 21, 2017
Happy Birthday. I love you and miss you terribly.
February 16, 2017
Our deepest condolences to the Whitney Family. It was our pleasure to have Mr Whitney as our neighbor and are extremely appreciative of his service to our country. You will be missed.God bless.
The Kingsley Team
January 25, 2017
Dearest Lexi,
Thank you for selflessly dedicating yourself to our freedom. Thank you for serving our country. There is nothing the American people could ever do to repay you for your service. You are an inspiration to us all and the finest HERO and a true Patriot! Our country is beyond grateful for the great sacrifice you made to protect our freedoms. Thank you. You will never be forgotten but sorely missed. God bless you, your family and God Bless America.
In Friendship and Grief,

The Toye Family
Kingsley Woolworth
January 22, 2017
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.. Rest well my friend,
GySgt Fayles
January 21, 2017
Thank you for your service, Eli. Godspeed.
January 20, 2017
Thank you for your many years of service to the United States of America.

January 20, 2017
Great teammate and friend.
January 20, 2017
Semper Fi. Rest easy brother.
January 17, 2017
It's been 24 years and I miss you!
Anat Alon Herzberg
January 13, 2017
"And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, 'O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!'"
January 9, 2017
"I think that as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the action and passion of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived. The generation that carried on the war has been set aside by its experience. Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing."

Oliver Wendell Holmes. Memorial Day 1884
January 9, 2017
The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one you'll never have. Soren Kierkegaard
January 8, 2017
Sorry for your loss. He served the country to the fullest. Semper Fi Fellow Marine
January 7, 2017
Wherever you go, I will go. Wherever you lead, I will follow. Wherever you are, I will be there with you. Can't wait to see you again. You are truly loved.
January 5, 2017
You have my deepest of condolences. May the God of all comfort embrace you with his strength and peace. Psalm 29:11

January 4, 2017
Our deepest condolences to the Whitney family and to Iona S. Alexi's service to this country will live forever in our lives.
John & Sally Urby
January 3, 2017
January 3, 2017
You are Georgie, and I am Pennywise, the floating clown. Miss you and hope you are playing with Moby now.
January 3, 2017
Alexi guided me at a key point in my life/career and was nothing but responsive and encouraging. A mentor I work to emulate everyday.
January 1, 2017
I graduated from Bates with Alexi and knew him well in those days. He was an exceptional man, before I knew what one was. I am sure he served his country well, and his family and loved ones should be proud.

Jeff Snyder
December 31, 2016
He was always, a good boy. No matter what. Always. Forever. Godspeed.
December 31, 2016
"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers
For he today that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother.
And gentlemen in England now a-bed
Shall think themselves accurs'd they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap while any speak
That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day." William Shakespeare Henry V From his father.
December 31, 2016
I am sorry for your loss. I hope Jeremiah 29:11,12 brings you comfort during this difficult time.
December 30, 2016
I am truly sorry about the loss of your loved one. May the peace that comes from God strengthen and support the family to endure this difficult time. Deepest sympathies.
Jeremiah 29:11
December 30, 2016
We are so very sorry, Caryn--your son was a man of uncommon character. Sending you our love,
Jim and Anne
Anne and Jim Novak
December 30, 2016
God Speed
Brooks Alumna
December 30, 2016
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:76.
December 29, 2016
Go then, there are other worlds than these.
Jake Gunslinger
December 29, 2016
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