- January 16, 1930 - July 17, 2011
- Chester, Virginia
of Wortha's Passing
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“Woody was a very special person and we will all miss that beautiful smile.
I remember many mornings we talked about his cars and he was so very...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Glenda Jenkins - Petersburg, VA
“My dad had the greatest sense of humor even when he was feeling bad. He and my mom taught us wrong from right and to treat people the way you want...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Withers - Chester, VA
“my dad was one of the best dads a son could have ! he taught me to treat others as i want to be treated ! taught me to fish & hunt and respect the...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: david w woodcock - dinwiddi, VA
“I will always remember "Grammy" (as my brother Adam and I called him), as a sweet man. I can remember him hooking up the amplifier in the living...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Heather Hudson - Granddaughter
“My condolences to the Woodcock family in Woody's loss.
"Woody" as we at Petersburg National Battlefield knew him, was an exceptional man. He took...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Randy Watkins - Petersburg, VA
“Prayers to you all during this time...know he is with Jesus and is at peace....love to you all.Love you Teresa!<3
6 of 13 | Posted by: Rhonda Wells
“I always remembered him as a quite man who was all about his family. He loved to play music on his steel guitar, work on cars, and help others as...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Pamela Clark
“WE WILL MISS UNCLE SONNY. HE ALWAYS COULD MAKE US LAUGH AND HE ALWAYS HAD A BIG SMILE ON HIS FACE. LOVE ALL OF YOU, GOD BLESS.
8 of 13 | Posted by: VIOLET HUDSON REDMAN - NIECE
“It was love at first sight! From the moment this handsome, cheerful man in uniform, just home from the Navy, whisked me as a tiny little girl into...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Rhodes - Sunrise, FL
“Miss you "grammie"
10 of 13 | Posted by: Lori Cates - Daughter
“Jeanie, Kenny, David, Lori and Teresa,
Uncle Sonny was a fine man. Always a gentlemen, always a positive attitude and unfailingly kind.
How...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Sandra Moore Grice - Sunrise, FL
“You are in my thoughts at this time.
I hope you take comfort in these few words.........pain endureth for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. ...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Tonya Gregory - Hopewell, VA
“In memory of my loving brother, Sonny .
Remembering the days when we were kids siiting on the front porch singing with you playing the guitar.
...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Helen & Jim Stewart - Deer Park, WA
Wortha Kenneth Woodcock, 81, of Chester passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at
his home. Mr. Woodcock was preceded in death by his parents, Wortha Raymond
and Bertha Martin Woodcock and a sister, Frances Rudolph. Wortha was a
retired engineer from Allied Signal with thirty five years service, a U.S.
Navy veteran serving in the Korean War and a member of the Hopewell Assembly
of God. He is survived by his wife, Shirley J. Woodcock, two sons, Kenneth
Woodcock and his wife, Charlotte, David Woodcock and his wife Londa, two
daughters, Lori Cates and her husband, Kevin, Teresa Withers and her
husband, Michael, seven grandchildren, a brother, Wilburn L. "Billy"
Woodcock and his wife, Sandra, two sisters, Jean W. Moore and her husband,
Joe, Helen Stewart and her husband, Jim. The family will receive friends
from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Nelsen Funeral Home,
214 N. 6th Avenue, Hopewell and where funeral services will be conducted
11:00 am Thursday, July 21, 2011 with Pastor Larry Briggs officiating.
Interment will follow in Bermuda Memorial Park. Condolences may be
registered at: www.nelsencares.com
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