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In Memory of

Ronald H. Woody

December 10, 1927 - March 26, 2015

Obituary


RONALD HAROLD WOODY



Ronald Harold Woody (87) passed away peacefully at home on March 26, 2015. Visitation will be held at Floral Hills Funeral Home on Tuesday March 31, 2015 at 1:00pm, followed by a service at 2:00pm. He was born to Merle and Myrtle (Mickey) on December 10, 1927 and lived near Raytown most of his early life. He attended William A. Knotts Grade School, then graduated Raytown High School in 1945. During high school, he was involved in several sports - excelling in Track. He was voted King of Sports his senior...

RONALD HAROLD WOODY



Ronald Harold Woody (87) passed away peacefully at home on March 26, 2015. Visitation will be held at Floral Hills Funeral Home on Tuesday March 31, 2015 at 1:00pm, followed by a service at 2:00pm. He was born to Merle and Myrtle (Mickey) on December 10, 1927 and lived near Raytown most of his early life. He attended William A. Knotts Grade School, then graduated Raytown High School in 1945. During high school, he was involved in several sports - excelling in Track. He was voted King of Sports his senior year. He gave 2 years of service with the U.S. Army, in 1945. Afterwards, he worked for the Internal Revenue Service and later for Davison’s Carpets Company. Ronald was married in 1947 and had 3 children: Linda, Maxi, and Ronald II. He later married Louise on November 18, 1961, gaining 4 children: Susan, Larry, Judy, and Nancy. In 1962, Ronald and Louise, with friends Joe and Virginia Bushyager, opened 2 locations of North Hills Linoleum & Tile. In 1980, Ronald and Louise established Woody’s Carpets in Raytown, then retired in 1990. Ronald and Louise enjoyed traveling and going to the horse races. He liked bowling, hunting, fishing, and golf. Their house of 37 years, at the Lake of the Ozarks, provided many enjoyable times for family and friends. Ronald was preceded in death by his mother, father, son Larry and his great grand daughter, Julia Linn Seese. He is survived by Louise, his wife of 53 1/2 years. Children; Linda Gerding (Mike), Maxi Gile (Frank), Ron II, Susan Kendig (Andy), Judy Joiner (Wray), and Nancy McCurdy; Ten grandchildren (8 with spouses); 13 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and so many friends. (K.C. and in St. Joseph). Ronald was attended by nurses of Grace Hospice, especially Christine and Kristen who were with him throughout his final days. All the ladies were like family to us. Ronald expressed wishes for donations to be made to The Ronald H. Woody Track Scholarship set up by he and his daughter Linda at the Raytown Educational Foundation, 10750 E 350 Highway, Raytown, MO. 64138 and The Foundation for Hospice Care, for hospice nurses to obtain grants for continuing education. c/o D. Paul Tyson. 1220 Washington, Kansas City, MO. 64105. Condolences may be left at www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com.