RINGLING — Services for James “Jim” Edward Woodruff, age 73, of Ringling, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2019 at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Ringling with Rev. John Marks and Don Pogue officiating. Interment will follow in the Dixie Cemetery. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.
Jim was born Apr. 5, 1945, in Los Angeles to the late Mr. Howard Leonard Woodruff and Mrs. Jean Margaret (Smith) Woodruff. He departed this life on Jan. 13, 2019, at his residence east of Ringling.
Mr. Woodruff grew up in Southern Oklahoma. He attended school in Ardmore and Ringling. He graduated from Ringling High School with the class of 1963. Jim served honorably in the Army National Guard for five years. He married the love of his life Mrs. Walda Marie (Daubert) Woodruff on Aug. 19, 1967, in Dexter, N.M. They made their home on the family ranch north of Ringling for many years where they would raise their four daughters. Jim was a rancher and truck driver. He enjoyed playing cards and visiting with his friends.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, William Scott “Billy” Woodruff and a granddaughter, Bailey Marie Ross.
He is survived by his wife Walda Woodruff of the home; daughters, Stephanie King and Michael, of Ringling, Teresa Woodruff and Todd Deaton, of Blanchard, Rebecca Whisenhunt and Eric, of Grapevine, Texas, and Jami Woodruff, of Ringling; siblings, Howard Leonard Woodruff II, Rebecca Sobo, Margaret Jean Deere, and Stephan Mark Woodruff; grandchildren, Shelton, Sierra, and Sadie Ross, James Briar Woodruff, Lora, Samuel and Daxton Whisenhunt; Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Serving as Pall Bearers are Lee Roy Reed, Roger “Rocky” Hatley, Mickey Morris, Willy Crockett, Eric Whisenhunt, and Logan Lucas.
Honorary Bearers are Johnny Hubbard, Porter Hodges, and Larry Snell.
Visitation will be at the Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling on Monday from 6-8 p.m.
Condolences can be shared at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.