Robert Woods

Robert D. Woods, 78, of Ipava died at 2:25 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2001, at The Elms in Macomb.

He was born Aug. 8, 1922, in Buckheart Township, Fulton County, the son of H. Harrison and Rose A. Fouts Woods.

He married Maude Weaver in April 1943 in Maple Mills. She died April 17, 1948. He then married Mary Barrick on May 7, 1949, in Ellisville. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, John (and Norma) Woods of Ipava; three daughters, Rose Mary (and Robert) Middendorf of Leroy, Jane (and John) Derry of Lewisville, Texas, and Rita Young of Vermont; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Joe Allen Woods and James William Woods.

He worked at Buckheart Mines and farmed until 1957, when he moved to Ipava. He was a petroleum salesman for FS for 38 years.

He was a member of Odd Fellows of Table Grove and served on the Pleasant Township Board.

He was a member of Ipava Christian Church, where he served on the board and also as a deacon.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with Pastor Kevin Kessler and Rev. Tracy Armstrong officiating. Visitation will be held tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the memorial home. Burial will be in Wiley Cemetery in Ellisville.

Memorials may be made to Ipava Christian Church or The Elms in Macomb.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/6/2001

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