Charles David âWoodyâ Woodruff, 71, passed away Wednesday, February 29, at his residence.
He was born August 21, 1940 in Wayne County, Indiana to Willard and Ermadine Henderson Woodruff, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a graduate of Whitewater High School and retired from Kemper Cabinets after 25 years. He served over 30 years in the Indiana National Guard before retiring with the rank of Master Sergeant. Woody attended the Lighthouse Wesleyan Church in Lynn and served as a Christmas bell ringer every year for the Salvation Army. He enjoyed gardening and attending his grandchildrenâs activities. For many years, Woody was a quiet fixture at athletic events at Northeastern Wayne Schools, where he enjoyed watching kids compete at every level.
Woody will be missed by his wife, Jean Woodruff, Dothan, AL; daughters & sons-in-law, Cheryl & Andy Delucio, Richmond; Angela & Jerry Bryant, Fountain City; 6 grandchildren, Peyton Delucio, Alexander Delucio, Joshua Delucio, Cameron Delucio, Madison Bryant and Jessie Bryant; and several cousins.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Gary Meek at 2:00 pm on Monday, March 5 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment with military rites will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 11:00 a.m. â 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 5 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Salvation Army, 707 South A Street, Richmond, IN 47374.