Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 11, 2013 10:56 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Burl M. Woods, 97, of Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.

He was born Oct. 26, 1915, in Waverly, to the late Louis and Lena (Markham) Woods. Burl was employed as the Maintenance Engineer at the Mount Vernon Developmental Center. He enjoyed the time he spent with family and friends.

He is survived by his brother, Paul Woods of Westerville; his nephews, Richard (Nancy) Woods of Powell, Steve (Cathy) Woods of Marysville, John (Joyce) Woods of Powell; his niece, Laurie (Neil) McCleaster of Lisbon; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Besides his parents, Burl was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia (Hardman) Woods.

There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private graveside service at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Burl M. Woods.

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