Ronald J. Woods, 70, of Payne, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Ronald was born in Fort Wayne on July 19, 1946, a son of the late Frances (Cosik) and Merrell Woods.
He proudly served in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, American Legion Post 297 and Pipe Fitters Local #166.
Ron will be sadly missed by his wife, Charlotte (Young); children, Yvonne (Rainer) Franke of Avon lake & Brent (Beth) Woods of Beaver Creek; grandchildren, Jonah & Soren Franke and Andrew Woods; brothers, Kenneth, John & Richard Gerke & Daniel Woods
Ron's service is Saturday, August 13, 2016, 11 am St James Lutheran Church, 511 W. Townline Street, Payne with military honors. Relatives and friends may gather at Payne American Legion Post for food and fellowship after his service.
Memorials are to American Legion Post 297.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com
PLEASE DELIVER ANY FLOWERS AND OTHER TRIBUTES DIRECTLY TO SAINT JAMES LUTHERAN CHURCH ON SATURDAY AUGUST 13, 2016 BETWEEN 9 AND 10 AM.