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Arthur Woods

May 23, 1933 February 25, 2019
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Obituary for Arthur Woods

Arthur Woods is healthy, and his memory restored in the arms of his Lord and Savior. Born May 23rd, 1933 he passed peacefully holding his sister’s hand on Monday, February 25, 2019. He met his bride, Adeline Varney Woods, working at Royal Laundry and married in September 1967.

He was a member of the Vansant Church of Christ and was a proud supporter and member of the UMWA where he attended many rallies. He was a retired coal miner having worked for VP # 3. He enjoyed fishing, doing volunteer work, working with the church and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents Harman and Margie (Compton) Woods; one brother, Clyde woods; and a son-in-law, James “Jimmy” Skeens.

Left to cherish his memories include his loving wife, Adeline Varney Woods; daughters, Pamela Skeens of Abingdon, VA, Kimberly (Patrick) Stiltner of Grundy, VA, Ramona (Gary) Boyd of Cedar Bluff, VA, and Teresa (Ray) Price of Edon OH; two sisters, Versel Murphy of Cedar Bluff, VA and Gertrude Hibbitts of Grundy;

He is also survived by his eight grandchildren, Amanda (Earl) Wells, Sean P. Stiltner, Andrew (Jiaxin) Skeens, Hailey (Justin) Thompson, Luke Price, Lyndsey Boyd, Hayden Price, and Logan Boyd; five great-grandchildren, Brayden Wells, Noah Wells, Layla Wells, Connor Thompson, and Madison Thompson, and several nieces and nephews including a special nephew who was like a son, Randy (Lois) Woods.

Funeral service for Arthur Woods will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m with Evangelist Mike Rife officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park in Big Rock, VA

Active pallbearers will be Randy Woods, Chris Woods, Sam Murphy, Philip Cook, Patrick, Stiltner, Ray Price, and Gary Boyd. Honorary Pallbearers are Charlie Woods, Russell Deel, Keith Whited, Clifford Swiney, and the former employees of VP#3 Mines, Earl Ward, Eddie Sturgill, Ivan Dales, and members of the Vansant Church of Christ..

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 after 6:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Arthur Woods have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortirdge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

27

Feb

6:00 PM 2/27/2019 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

28

Feb

11:00 AM 2/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mountain Valley Memorial Park Final Resting Place

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603

32355 Riverside Drive Big Rock 24603 VA
United States
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