Roy Eugene Woods, Sr., 80, of Clymer, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 and into the arms of Jesus and his wife from the Embassy of Hillsdale Park with the assistance of the Penn Hospice, the compassionate care of the Embassy staff and Pastor Calvin Duvall and his wife, Joanne.
The son of Oscar Fay Woods and Bessie L. (Bowser) Woods Paul, he was born on May 16, 1941 in Arcadia, PA.
Roy was a Christian and loved the Lord. He was a member of the Two Lick Baptist Church in Dixonville, PA.
He wed Victoria “Vickie” Eugenia (Greene) Woods on August 12, 1961 and they shared fifty-two years of marriage before her death on December 29, 2013.
Roy worked as a heavy equipment operator for various coal mining companies in Indiana County, including C & C Coal Co. and Brocious Coal Company.
Roy dearly loved his wife, children and grandchildren. He was a man who thoroughly enjoyed spending time with family and friends, as well as talking to and easily befriending others he encountered on a daily basis.
One of his favorite pastimes was attending car races and he particularly loved the races at the Marion Center track.
Roy is survived by his six children: Robin Woods; Ronda (Woods) Stiles and husband Todd; Roy Woods, Jr. and wife Andrea; Milissa J. (Woods) Johns and husband Billy; Kevin Woods and Matthew Woods.; his grandchildren: CPT Jenae Stiles, OD and husband Jefferson Thomas; Jenessa Stiles, AuD and boyfriend, Ryan McConahey; Alaina Stiles; Jake B. Stiles; Kyle, Logan, Gavin and Ella Kate Woods; Shane Johns and girlfriend, Trinity Tran; Tori Johns and boyfriend, Jaydon Grusky; Quentin Woods; Courtney Woods and boyfriend, Bobby Freno; Kaely Woods; Maggie Woods; Izabellah Woods and Brady Woods and two great grandchildren: Layla and Kane.
Also surviving are his sister, Johanna “Joann” Rearick and husband Bill; his brother, William Woods and wife Helen; his step brother, John Paul and wife Amelia; his sister-in-law, Catherine Woods and his very special friends and neighbors, Bill and Tammy Buterbaugh.
Preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Wilmer Paul; his wife, Vickie; his four brothers: Junior, Franklin, Miller and Calvin “Bud” Woods and his three sisters: May Walls; Naomi Huey and infant Lorraine Woods and his special friend, Vernice Wimble.
At his family’s request, private arrangements are with the assistance of the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd. in Hillsdale, PA. Family friend, Pastor Calvin Duvall, will officiate. Interment will take place beside his wife in Ruffner Cemetery, Tanoma Road, Clymer, PA.
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