Bobby Jack Woody

bobby woody

October 5, 1940 ~ September 15, 2001

Resided in: Forest City, NC

Bobby Jack Woody, Sr., 60, of 148 Vance Price Road, Forest City, died Saturday, September 15, 2001, in an Asheville hospital.

Mr. Woody was born in Buncombe County and was a son of the late Robert Woody. He was a retired chef at the Juvenile Evaluation Center and was a member of Jones Valley Baptist Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Sharon Woody and one son, Jackie Woody; his mother, Lila King Woody, a sister, Barbara Wright, and a nephew, J.C. Wright, all of Asheville.

Funeral services will be at 3:30 pm Tuesday at Jones Valley Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Gillespie and Robert E. Harris officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

His family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue and at other times will be at the home of J.C. Wright, 73 Grandview Road, Asheville.

In lieu flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 434 Fayetteville Street Mall, Two Hanover Square, Suite 1600, Raleigh, NC 27601.

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  1. Our prayers and thoughts are
    with you. May good memories
    fill the void in you lives
    Blessings and peace,
    Grover and Betty Nelon Rhodes

  2. You are in my thoughts and Prayers. Please accept with deepest sympathy the heartfelt thought that there is hope in each new tomorrow. Although sorrow may fill your heart
    Laughter can take it’s place each day. Of all the wonderful times you shared
    and the conversations with so much to say. Tears today, and irreplaceable memories tomorrow. May his spirit be at rest, as thoughts of him still live on. Much love, Pansy Burris.

  3. I started to school with Bob in first grade and graduated with him at Enka High. Our whole class was family. We will miss him. Charline

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