Robert Kenneth “Woody” Woodring thumbnail

Robert Kenneth "Woody" Woodring

May 5, 1948 - September 18, 2019

Robert Kenneth “Woody” Woodring, 71, of Hendersonville passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Blue Ridge Health and Rehab after an extended illness.  He was born in Tyrone, PA to the late General Franklin and Hazel Lorraine Woodring, and is preceded in death by two siblings, Frank Woodring and Joan Hescox.

Woody served in the US Navy and was a service member upon the aircraft carrier the USS ESSEX. He lived and raised his family in Port St. Lucie, FL before moving to Hendersonville, NC.  He was a member of Wayside Baptist Church of Flat Rock.  Robert’s favorite hobbies included hunting, fishing, painting and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 50 years, Diane Louise Marie Woodring;  children, Shawn C. Woodring (Betsy) of Hendersonville, Matthew T. Woodring of East Flat Rock, Jason K. Woodring (Jennifer) of Townville, SC, and Angela L. Rincon (Ralph) of Wharton, TX;  grandchildren, Justin Woodring (Kayla), Morgan Rhodes (Justin), Dylan Woodring, Nick Woodring, Alexis Rincon, Ashton Woodring, Ashley Woodring and Alicia Rincon; great-grandchildren Hailey Gardella, Kale Woodring, Mason Woodring, and Riley Rhodes; and brother, Fred Woodring of Florida. Robert will be missed most for his great sense of humor as well as his caring and giving heart.

Woody will be laid to rest on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home from 11am to 12pm.  The funeral service at 12pm will be officiated by Pastor David Lewkowicz, with burial following.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Location:

Forest Lawn Memorial Park


Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Woody by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence
24

What our families say...

“Mom looked beautiful.”

×

A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.