William H. Woody, 83, of Ocoee, Tn., died Sunday, July 1, 2012 at home surrounded by his family.
He was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church. He was retired from Maytag after 36 years of service. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a member of the Cleveland Masonic Lodge #134 F&AM.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Temple and Annie Woody; two brothers; and four sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Virginia Woody; sister, Mildred Woods; a special brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Jo Varner; nieces, Vicki Cavett and Kim Gregg; and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Reverend Beecher White officiating. Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, at Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Jack Cavett, Mike Gregg, Jason Cavett, Jerry Cartwright, James Cartwright and Jamie Gregg serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
His family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 at the Ralph Buckner Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.