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In Memory of
William W. Woods
December 16, 1915 - September 16, 1999

6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, September 18, 1999
Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley, West Virginia

2 p.m. Sunday, September 19, 1999
Calfee Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley, West Virginia

Blue Ridge Memorial Garden Chapel of Faith, Beckley, WV

William W. Woods Sr.
Automobile Dealer
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia

William W. Woods Sr., 83, of Beckley, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, in a Charleston hospital following a long illness.

Born Dec. 16, 1915, at Slab Fork, he was the son of the late Steven A. and Lois Radford Woods.

Mr. Woods was actively involved in the automobile industry in Beckley for more than 60 years, having been associated with VW and Nissan, and was a longtime member of the West Virginia Automobile Dealers Association.

He was a 50-year member of Beckley Moose Lodge No. 1606 and was a member of Calloway Heights Baptist Church. He was the former owner of Waterdale Swimming Pool at Sprague and later owned and operated Economy Motors in Beckley.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Eleanor A. Woods; and a grandson, William Woods III.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet Woods Lilly and her husband, Thomas E. Lilly, of Beckley; a son, William W. Woods Jr. of Beckley; four granddaughters, Lisa Lilly and her husband, Keith Gutzman, of Charleston, Susanne Prudnick and her husband, Rick Prudnick, of Richmond, Va., Laura Lilly and her husband, Mark Sutton, of Martinsburg and Heather Woods of Hickory, N.C.; a grandson, David Woods of Beckley; and two great-grandsons, Andrews Woods Prudnick and Tyler Stanton Prudnick.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Calfee Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Bill Parker officiating. Entombment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Garden Chapel of Faith, Beckley.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Grandson and grandsons-in-law and good friends, Fred Gravely, John Kelley and Ernest Tucker, will serve as pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calloway Heights Baptist Church, 132 Rural Acres Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

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