John W Woodruff

September 23, 1931 ~ February 25, 2019 (age 87)

Mr. John W. Woodruff, 87

New Port News, VA.

Services will be 1:00pm Friday at L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home 1951 McGuffey Road Youngstown for Mr. John W. Woodruff, 87, formerly of Youngstown, who departed this life at the home of his son in Newport News, Va.  Mr. Woodruff was born September 23, 1931 in Spartanburg, SC, a son of Charles Howard and Flossie Atchison Woodruff.  He served in the Air Force for 38 years before retiring.  He was also employed by Youngstown Parks and Recreation Mill Creek Park as a Park Police Officer.

 He leaves to cherish his memories his children, John W. Woodruff, Jr. of Youngstown, Jonathan (Wanda) Woodruff of Newport News, Va. and Michael (Farrell) Woodruff and Kenneth Mooney both of San Antonio, TX; and Cheryl Bennett of Dallas, TX.  He also leaves nine grandchildren and a host of nieces; nephews, other relatives and friends..He was preceded in death by his parents, a son David Woodruff; two sisters Thelma Weaver, Grace Fore and a brother Howard Woodruff. 

Friends may call one hour prior to the services 12:00-1:00pm at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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