Robert Eugene Woods, Sr.

November 7, 1929October 4, 2013

Age, 83 of Hamilton, passed away at Heartland of Woodridge, Fairfield on Friday, October 4, 2013. He was born in Hamilton on November 7, 1929, the son of Hiram B. and Gemima (Nelson) Woods Sr. Robert was a veteran of the Army serving during WW II and the Korean War. Robert grew up assisting his father in the family garage business and on the family farm, becoming very mechanically inclined. He became a person who could fix anything. He used this ability in his employment at Champion Paper and General Motors. He was also a bailiff for the Hamilton Municipal Court. Robert was a member of Hugh L. Bates Lodge 686 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Cincinnati, AMVETS Post 1983, American Legion Post 138, VFW Post 1069, Eagles Aeries 407 and 3986, and Moose Lodge 36. He was a great friend. He is survived by his significant partner, Jean Newberry; a brother, Hiram B.”Luke” Woods Jr. and his wife Ann; a granddaughter, and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Eugene Woods Jr. and his wife Nora; a sister, Marie Woods; and a granddaughter. Funeral services will be held at Webb Noonan Kidd Funeral Home, 240 Ross Ave., on Wednesday, Oct. 9th at 10:00 AM with Pastor Dale French officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, with Masonic service by Hugh L. Bates Lodge at 7:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Assn., 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203 or Heartland Hospice, P.O. Box 10086, Toledo, Ohio 43699 . Robert’s family extends a special heartfelt thank you to the staffs of Heartland at Woodridge and Heartland Hospice for their care and concern.


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 8, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Robert Eugene Woods, Sr.

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Amanda Weber

October 10, 2013

Bob was a grandpa to me for many years!!!! I love u papaw, when u go through those gates hug grandma Henrietta for me. This man was the best man in the world and will be greatly missed........

Lynnann (Stubblefield) Cobb

October 8, 2013

Bob was a VERY special person. We have lost an angel but Heaven has gained one.
My prayers will be with the family.

Rick OhPGR

October 7, 2013

Thank you for your service Mr Woods

eric mary jo

October 7, 2013

take care bob

Mary K & Gordy Nugent

October 7, 2013

What a loss!! Heaven has a new special angel! Thought and prayers to Jeannie and his family...R.I.P. Bob!

Katy Vaughn

October 7, 2013

Katy Vaughn and the late Marcia White, former part-time receptionists at Heartland of Woodridge and also daughters of the late Ruby Medlock Vaughn and granddaughters of Martha and Ollie Medlock

Joyce Stone

October 7, 2013

So sorry to hear about Robert,I worked with him at GM.He was a pleasure to be around.May he rest in peace.

Joyce Stone

October 7, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Cyndi Gentile

October 7, 2013

Jean you are in my prayers. Sorry for your loss