Cecil “Woody” Woods, 78, of Oelwein passed away on Friday February 19, 2016 at Oelwein Healthcare Center. There will be no services at this time. He will be laid to rest in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens at Hazleton.
Cecil Warner Woods was born in Volga on June 6, 1937 to parents Donald and Lena May (Thyer) Woods. Cecil graduated from West Central High School in Maynard with the class of 1956. On November 28, 1959 he was united in marriage with Judith Lemcke at Grace United Methodist Church in Oelwein.
Cecil sold auto parts from the time of graduation until his retirement in 1998. He worked at various auto parts stores and car dealerships in Oelwein and Waterloo. Cecil loved auctions and collecting antique wood-working planes. He was a member of the Midwest Tool Collectors for several years.
Left to celebrate Cecil’s life is his wife Judy Woods of Oelwein; his daughter Ann Woods-Redies of Oelwein; his son Michael (Denise) Woods of Evansdale; his five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; his sisters: Lois Busby of Edmond, OK and Laurel Evans of Chillicothe, OH.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Frank Woods and his nephew Chad Woods.