Obituary: Leon A. Woods (Woody) (2/19/21)

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, excellent grandfather, brother, uncle, and close friend, Leon A. Woods (Woody), returned to Heavenly Father’s treatment on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the age of 93. A Funeral Service was held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-working day Saints on February 20, 2021 followed by Burial at Glenn Rest Cemetery in Glenns Ferry. Preparations had been below the care of Rost Funeral Residence, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain House.

Leon was born August 6, 1927 in Burley, ID to Walter and Mildred Woods.

Leon served in the United States Navy for two decades for the duration of WWII. Just after serving his country, he worked in the industry of Heavy-Duty Mechanic and Welder positions at various businesses and mines in the Utah and southeast Idaho place.

He returned to Hammett to retire. He created a mechanic shop for locals and worked element-time.

Being involved in the neighborhood was a portion of Leon’s lifetime. More than the a long time, he participated in bowling leagues, the Lion’s Club, served as a Scout Master, Younger Men’s President, an LDS temple employee, a Family members Background leader, and served a Stake Mission with his eternal companion, Pleasure, for the LDS church.

Fishing and searching ended up a massive portion of Leon’s existence. He used a lot of several hours with his youngsters, grandchildren, and his wife pursuing the types that obtained away or catching what would turn out to be supper. His love of the outdoors was handed on to his youngsters.

Leon fell in appreciate with his sweetheart, Joy, in 1960. They married afterwards that yr on November 8th and were sealed with their small children in the Logan, UT temple on their 9th anniversary, November 8th of 1969. Leon and Joy lately celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on November 8, 2020.

He and Pleasure used the winter season months dwelling in Arizona for the earlier 29+ years in their R.V. They liked the desert landscape, hotter temperatures, and the very good friendships fashioned together the journey.

Leon is survived by his wife, Pleasure, and their seven children Gay Swan and Diana Wakefield Devin, Michael, Dan, Brett, and Kelly Woods as well as four daughters from Leon’s prior relationship Kathie Woods Jense, Carolyn Jean Gilbert, Patricia Woods Stephens, and Colleen Helen Franklin, two brothers Ralph and Don Woods and sister Jean Neal alongside with 20-five grandchildren and fifty-two good grandchildren – or a lot more.

Leon was preceded in death by each his moms and dads, 3 sisters and a single brother.