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In Loving Memory of Robert Harrison Woods, Jr. WOODS, Jr., ROBERT HARRISON, 80 of Pearisburg passed Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at Lewis-Gale Hospital in Salem , VA.   Mr. Woods was born on November 5, 1924 in Pearisburg , VA and was a son of the late Robert Harrison Woods, Sr. and Margaret Hawthorne Woods.  Mr. Woods was a combat veteran of the U.S. Army in WWII and was a recent resident of the Veterans Care Center in Salem , VA.   He retired in 1986 from the Radford Arsenal Plant in Radford , VA after 32 years of service.  Mr. Woods was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Gray Wheeler Woods, a second wife, Frances Woods and a beloved step-daughter, Sarah W. Kirby who passed away in 2001.  He is survived by a son, Robert H. (Rob) Woods, III and his wife, Brenda Pack Woods, of Bridgewater , VA , a sister, Rowena W. Smith and Brother-in-law Everett Smith, Jr. of Richmond.  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 25, 2005 at 11:00am at the Givens Funeral Chapel in Pearisburg with the Rev. C. Edward Pruitt, Harrisonburg District Superintendent, The United Methodist Church, officiating with burial with Military Honors by the VFW Post #6000 following in the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg.  The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 7:30 pm at the Givens Funeral Home in Pearisburg.  In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions to: the American Diabetes Association, Virginia.  The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Veterans Care Center and the medical personnel at Lewis-Gale Hospital .WOODS, Jr., ROBERT HARRISON, 80 of Pearisburg passed Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at Lewis-Gale Hospital in Salem , VA.   Mr. Woods was born on November 5, 1924 in Pearisburg , VA and was a son of the late Robert Harrison Woods, Sr. and Margaret Hawthorne Woods.  Mr. Woods was a combat veteran of the U.S. Army in WWII and was a recent resident of the Veterans Care Center in Salem , VA.   He retired in 1986 from the Radford Arsenal Plant in Radford , VA after 32 years of service.  Mr. Woods was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Gray Wheeler Woods, a second wife, Frances Woods and a beloved step-daughter, Sarah W. Kirby who passed away in 2001.  He is survived by a son, Robert H. (Rob) Woods, III and his wife, Brenda Pack Woods, of Bridgewater , VA , a sister, Rowena W. Smith and Brother-in-law Everett Smith, Jr. of Richmond.  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 25, 2005 at 11:00am at the Givens Funeral Chapel in Pearisburg with the Rev. C. Edward Pruitt, Harrisonburg District Superintendent, The United Methodist Church, officiating with burial with Military Honors by the VFW Post #6000 following in the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg.  The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 7:30 pm at the Givens Funeral Home in Pearisburg.  In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions to: the American Diabetes Association, Virginia.  The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Veterans Care Center and the medical personnel at Lewis-Gale Hospital . If you would like to send your condolences to the family via Givens Funeral Home, simply sign the Memorial Guestbook by clicking the link.  Your condolences will be printed out and given to the family.        

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