Rufus Jay Woods

Published 4:43 pm Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rufus Jay Woods, age 81 of Goshen, AL went to be with the Lord on Friday September 26, 2014.  He is survived by his wife Thelma A. Woods, son/grandson Robert Jourdan Reeves, daughter Beverly Shirley & Marsha Woods, sister Mary F. Woods, brother Charles H. Woods, best buddies Nathan & Kimble Adamson, 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 4 step-children.  He was preceded in death by his parents Rufus Woods and Maggie A Robinson, daughter Bonnie Woods, sister Maggie E. Eubanks, and brothers Grover T. Woods, Otis F. Woods, Bennie L. Woods, and Walter A. Woods.  Jay, also known around Pike County to be the “Vegetable Man” was a loving, kind, generous and wonderful man who loved spending his time in his gardens and hunting.  Jay moved from West Palm Beach, FL 17 yrs. ago to make his home in Goshen, AL. He was well known and will be dearly missed by everyone. Celebrations of

Jay Woods will be at Hales Chapel Baptist Church Saturday October 4, 2014 at 11am with Rev. Jerry Wilkes officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Choice Hospice, PO Box 476, Elba, AL 36323. Family and friends can sign the guest book at  The staff of Green Hills Funeral Home is honored to serve the Woods family.

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