Ronald “Ron” Leonard Woody, 71, of Conover passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
Born August 20, 1946 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late James Leonard Woody and Norene Honeycutt Woody. In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Murphy, and his faithful companion, his Doberman, Eli.
Mr. Woody was a veteran of the US Army and a member of the Elks Club. He loved reading, golfing, collecting Mopar cars, and spending time with his grandchildren and faithful dog, Bo.
Survivors include his wife, Diane Woody of the home; three sons, Derrick Woody of Hickory, Darren Woody and wife Tina of Conover, and Dustin Woody and wife Terri of Conover; five grandchildren, Ronald Dale Woody of Hickory, Bob Woody of Conover, Kirsten, Karson, and Kaiden Woody of Conover; three siblings, Frances Reeves of Hickory, James Woody and wife Joyce of Newton, and Debbie Buchanan and husband, Harold of Greensboro.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Conover with Pastor Edwin Yount officiating. Burial will follow at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, LCMS Cemetery.
The family will receive friends an hour prior to services from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at the church.
Memorials may be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church, 440 7th St Place SW Conover, NC 28613 or St. Stephens Lutheran Church, LCMS, 2304 Springs Road NE, Hickory, NC 28601.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home is serving the family Ronald (Ron) Leonard Woody.
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