Woody Funeral Home-Atlee Chapel

9271 Shady Grove Road Mechanicsville, VA


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    Robert Colston

    General Manager

    Since the 1970s, Robert Colston has served families in the Richmond area of Virginia. He earned his mortuary science degree from John Tyler Community College and is dedicated to and passionate about helping people.

    Robert has been with Dignity Memorial® since the early 1990s and is past president of the Central District Funeral Directors Association.

    Robert lives in Midlothian and is a member of Chesterfield Baptist Church and the Brandermill Ruritan Club. He has also coached recreational sports in his community. In his spare time, Robert enjoys golfing, boating and rooting for ACC collegiate teams.

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    Harold E Decker

    General Manager

    Harry Decker is a native of upstate New York and a 30-year resident of Iowa and Illinois before relocating to Virginia in 2010. He graduated Davis College in 1979 and Faith Baptist Bible College in 1981 with a bachelor of science in sacred music. Most recently, in 2017, he received an advanced standing diploma in mortuary science from Des Moines Area Community College. Harry began his cemetery and funeral career in 2002.

    Harry has 3 grown children who all live in the Midwest. Currently residing in Ashland, he shares his life with Susan. He enjoys playing the trumpet and piano, singing, playing golf, target shooting and doing handyman projects around the house.

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    Ingrid Brown

    Funeral Director

    Ingrid Sanchez Brown became part of the Dignity Memorial® family in 2003. She graduated from John Tyler Community College in 2004 and became a licensed funeral director in 2006. Ingrid is married and has a dog named Valhalla.