Joe Frank Woody

1933 - 2017

About the Service

Services for Joe will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. Following services there will be a celebration of life with family and friends at 556 Bodega Court, Merced @ 5:00 pm.

Passed in peace Friday March 31, 2017 at age 83. Joe was born August 17, 1933 in Statesville, North Carolina to Robert and Miriam Woody. Joe moved at a young age to Southern California where he attended Long Beach High School after which he served in the US Marines Corps during the Korean War, Joe was honorably discharged in 1955 where he then finished his formal education at Long Beach State with an accounting degree.  Upon his retirement as President of Stuart Auto Products, he opened his own business as a CPA and Tax Accountant.

Joe was a passionate man with a wonderful sense of humor, he was kind, caring and a very selfless man. Joe and Dorothy loved to travel and were both avid golfers, enjoyed gardening, and a glass of wine and a cigar on the patio with their dog Curly. The family’s hearts are content knowing that now he is with our Lord and Savior. We love and miss you.

Survived by wife Dorothy Woody; son, Robert Woody and wife Deb of Merced; daughter, Sheryl Woody of Merced; grandchildren, Heather and Nicholas Woody of Merced and Daniel Smith of Phoenix AZ; sister, Joan Hall of Raleigh NC; niece, Karen Byrd of Raleigh NC; nephews, Stacy Hall and Wife Ivy, David Hall and wife Cindy of South Carolina.

Services for Joe will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.  Following services there will be a celebration of life with family and friends at 556 Bodega Court, Merced @ 5:00 pm.


Remembrances

  1. May “the hearer of prayer” continue to comfort your family as he embraces their hearts. Lean on those close to you for strength when the days ahead become to depressing to bear alone. Share your memories they will be a source of comfort.We hope that the many cards,hugs,kind words,and loving prayers sustains your family during this most difficult time.

  2. May “the hearer of prayer” continue to comfort your family as he embraces their hearts. Lean on those close to you for strength when the days ahead become to depressing to bear alone. Share your memories they will be a source of comfort.We hope that the many cards,hugs,kind words,and loving prayers sustains your family during this most difficult time.

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