February 26, 1921 – September 2, 2021
Fred L. Woods, 100, of Jasper, Indiana, formerly of Shoals, died September 2, 2021, at St. Charles Health Campus.
He was born February 26, 1921, in Orange County, North Carolina to Charles Nelson and Aurelia Wilson Woods.
He is survived by his wife Florence Baker Woods and one son, Greg and his wife Joan and two daughters, Sylvia and her husband Andrew and Ina and her husband Rick. He has many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Fred is also survived by one sister, Frances, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, ten siblings, wife, Dora, and daughter, Diana.
Fred, a WWII Veteran, worked in Martin County as a Soil Conservation Technician until his retirement. He was known statewide as a public speaker and advocate for natural resource conservation and received many awards for his work in service and contribution to natural resources. After retirement, he became a tree planter, planting numerous trees in Martin County. He was of the Christian faith.
Due to the pandemic, it was Fred’s wish that no service be planned at this time. A memorial service will be considered at a later date.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements.