He was a veteran of the United States Army and was retired from Bowater.
He attended Mountain View Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis Marion Woody and Elizabeth Green Woody; brothers: J.L. Woody and Floyd Wilson Woody; and sister, Chassie Woody.
He is survived by his sons: Dane Woody and Mark Woody and wife, Sheila; grandson, Brian Woody and wife, Ashlea; great-granddaughter, Riley Woody; brothers: Dewey Woody and Marion Woody; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Rev. Pete Morgan officiating.
Interment will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Benton Station Cemetery with Mack Ross, Herman Woody, Eric Woody, Kevin Woody, Gary Woody and Jimmy Townsend serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Woody family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.