Ralph Earl Woods died on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the age of 72 years. He was born on Wednesday, November 26, 1941 in Noel, Missouri to Harry Elmer Woods and Thelma Virginia (Mattingly) Woods. Mr. Woods served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, E. Marie Woods; children David Woods from TX., Wendy Hall from TX., Bradley Woods from TX., Bill Wine from MO., Franci Ahir from VA., grandchildren Jason Simpler and Mikie Del Rio from TX., Stephanie Woods, Ashley Woods, Zachary Woods, Faith Woods, Nicholas Woods from TX.; Lynday Papenfuhs from MN., Abby Wine from MO., Payton Wine from MO., Raja Ahir and Christian Ahir from VA.; great-granddaughters Lexi and Ally Papenfuhs from MN. Mr. Woods will be entombed at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, MO. At a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital, http://www.stjude.org
, or by mail to 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.