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Mr. Donald Ray "Catfish" Woody

Mr. Donald Ray "Catfish" Woody
  • October 1, 1943 - December 3, 2018
  • Valdese, North Carolina

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Mr. Donald Ray "Catfish" Woody, 75, of Valdese passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at Carolina's Health Care Blue Ridge in Morganton following a period of declining health.
Mr. Woody was born October 1, 1943 in Avery County, North Carolina to the late Joseph Ray Woody and Eva Mae Franklin Woody. He retired from Drexel Heritage Furniture.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Sue Woody; and sister, Bertie Lea Ledford.
Survivors include his sons, Donald Glen Woody of Marion, Timothy Cale Woody and wife Bailey of Maiden, and Kevin Ray Woody of Marion; grandchildren, Brandon Woody, Jennifer Smith, Brock Woody, Joseph Ray Woody, Kayla Woody, Kemmi Woody, and Jessie-Ray Woody; five great grandchildren; and siblings George Edward Woody of Valdese, Joseph Bradley Woody and wife Brenda of Valdese, Roger Dale Woody and wife Kathy of Shelby, and Debra Ann Hollifield of Spruce Pine.
A funeral service will be held 3:00PM Friday, December 7, 2018 in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service with the Rev. Ernie Richards officiating.
Interment will follow the service at Burke Memorial Park in Morganton.
The family will receive friends prior to the service on Friday, from 2:00PM to 3:00PM at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123.