Robert “Bob” Reid Woods passed away in the Stettler Health Care Centre on May 11th, 2013 at the age of 79 years.
Bob was born on March 21st, 1934 and raised in Big Valley, Alberta. He met Melda Stewart and they were married on June 15th, 1956. He enjoyed his work in the oilfield as a battery operator for Gulf, where he stayed until retirement. He then pursued a career in small engine repair and spent the rest of his time chasing around grandchildren, going camping and catching the occasional fish.
Bob was predeceased by his parents, seven brothers and one sister. He leaves behind to mourn, his loving family: wife Melda Woods of Big Valley, son Len (Cindy) Woods of Red Deer, daughter Brenda Woods of Big Valley, son Ron (Cheryl) Woods of Stettler, nine grandchildren and one great grandson.
A celebration of Bob’s life was held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Big Valley Jubilee Hall, Big Valley, Alberta with Reverend Ross Helgeton officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made in Bob’s memory to a charity of choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, Box 1780, Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, 403-742-3422, who were entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. To send or view condolences to Bob’s family, please