Roy Abe Woods, 98, of Christiansburg, departed this life Thursday morning February 1, 2007 at Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg following a short illness. Born in Roanoke County on October 30, 1908 he was a son of the late Abe and Amanda Ellis Woods. He was a veteran of the U S Army, WW II, and earned his living as a millwright. His son Frank William Woods, a grandson Curtis Dale Woods, his brothers Leonard, Frank and Griff Woods and a sister Ida Morris preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife Audrey Lafon Woods; two sons Ralph Woods of Lakeland, Florida and Robert and his wife Lola Woods of Salem; six grandchildren Mike and Karen Woods of Richmond, Linda Whitt of Roanoke, Judy Woods of Blacksburg, Alvin and Angie Woods of Salem, Becky Lynn and Michael Wilson; Robert Woods, Jr. of Elliston; nine great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and two special friends Tootsie and Samantha.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Sunset Cemetery at Christiansburg with American Legion and VFW military graveside services. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.