January 12, 1920 ~ April 4, 2006

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Ulysses Roy (U.R.) Woody, 86, of 344 Sugar Creek Rd., Leicester, died Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at his residence. Mr. Woody was born in Buncombe County and was a son of the late B.E. and Narmie King Woody. He was also preceded in death by his four brothers, Richard Woody, I.P. Woody, Owen Woody, and Venson Woody. Mr. Woody was an Army veteran, and was a retired farmer. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Geneva Ingle Woody; one daughter, Susie Caldwell and her husband, Ted, of Leicester; one son, Neal Woody and his wife, Peggy, of Leicester; one sister, Ilar Prockiw, of Pennsylvania; three grandchildren Jason Woody and his wife Brandi, David Woody and his wife, Gina, and Jeff Caldwell and his wife Silky; and three great-grandchildren, Davey Woody, Judson Woody, and Alex Jarosz. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Jones Valley Baptist Church with the Revs. Ricky Townsend and Tom Dorsey officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Bruce Hudgins, Gary Edmonds, Donnie Ingle, T.J. Gahagan, Dennis Robinson, Rex Ingle, and Tyler Townsend serving as pallbearers. Mr. Woody was a respected community leader who was loved greatly and will be missed by his family and friends. His family will receive friends at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Avenue on Friday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. where Mr. Woody will remain until being placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. At other times, the family will be at the home of Ted and Susie Caldwell.

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  2. Geneva, Neal & Susie
    We are so sorry to hear about your lost. Our prays are with you and your family. Thanking of you.Cheryl & Scott

  3. To family and friends- My thoughts and prayers are with you. He has gone to his ETERNAL home. Blessings and peace, Betty Nelon Rhodes

  4. To the entire family,

    We are truly sorry for the loss you have experienced. Uncle Fat was a great man with a lot of spirit and was loved by all. Please know that we are thinking of you during this difficult time. If you need anything, don’t hesitate to let us know.

    With love,
    Curtis, Donnita and Shaun

  5. Neal, Susie & Family We want you too know our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.
    If we can do anything …Please let us know! Love David,Debbie&Chance

  6. Susie and Family,
    We are sorry to hear of your family’s loss. May God wrap you in his arm’s at this time and help carry you through. And good friend’s and family be with you at
    this time.
    Will be keeping your family in our prayers.

  7. Susie & Neal
    we were sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of the family in these sad times.

  8. Dear Whodda, Susie & Neal,
    I’m so sorry to hear about uncle Fat. He was always so nice to us when we could come up.

    I know it’s hard right now but with Gods grace we can. Just take one day at a time.

    Please let me know if there anything I can do for you!!!

    We love you all, Joanna & Hannah

  9. David, Gina, Davey and Family,

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God be with you during this most difficult time.

    If you need ANYTHING, please let us know.

    May God Bless you ALL,

    John and Stephanie Keever

  10. To the entire family,

    We wanted to let you all know that we are thinking of each and every one of you. Our hearts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    We all know the pain and grief you must be experiencing. Just know that we can all get through this with the help from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    It’s a comfort to know that Uncle Fat had accepted the Lord before his passing.

    If there is anything that you need, don’t hesitate to ask.

    Love In Christ,
    Don, Deb, and Avery Ingle


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