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VISITATION Thursday, May 18, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
FUNERAL SERVICE Friday, May 19, 2017
10:00 A.M.
St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church
2504 East Chipco Street

Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513

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05/15/2017 07:29 PM


Mr. William Woods of Land O' Lakes, FL, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 19 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 2504 East Chipco Avenue with Reverend Dr. Bartholomew Banks, Sr., officiating.  Interment will follow in the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.

Mr. Woods was a native of Key West, Florida and a resident of the Tampa bay area for 4 years.  He was educated in the School District of Monroe County and was a graduate of Key West High School, Class of 1969.  Mr. Woods was a 2-Time Purple Heart recipient and Vietnam Veteran who served in the United States Army with a rank of Private First Class.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, Maxwell Woods and Marjorie Pope; son, Mark Woods; brothers, Norman, Maxwell, and Leroy Woods, Robert and Archie Peek; and sister, Marian Bowens.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Paula Woods; daughter, Nisha Woods; grandsons, Marquis Woods and Jacob Woods; sisters, Evangelist Helen Samuels (Jimmy), Missionary Lorene Smith (Lt Commander Paul-dec), Mrs. Denise Ezel (Charles), and Diane Gaines; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Thursday, May 18 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.

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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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