Albert Woodruff

A.F. “Woody” Woodruff, 91, of Mountain View, Missouri departed this life on January 1, 2015 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born August 28, 1923 in Bourbon, Missouri, the son of Claude and Mary Ann (Enloe) Woodruff.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 5, 2015 at Yarber Mortuary with Mike Dillinger officiating. Interment will be in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, Pomona, Missouri. Condolences may be expressed at

Woody served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was united in marriage to Dorene Rowlett on July 26, 1945 in West Plains, Missouri. Three sons were born to this union.

Survivors include wife, Dorene, of the home; three sons, Roger Woodruff, Mike Woodruff and wife, Mary Jo, and Larry Woodruff and wife, Diane, all of Mountain View; four grandchildren, Dennis Grunden, Shelly Collins, Mark Woodruff, and Sara Woodruff; eight great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, one sister, and four grandchildren.

Woody operated heavy equipment locally and was a mechanic. He was also a beef cattle farmer and a school bus driver. Woody enjoyed fishing and trips with the Model “A” car club.

He will be missed by family and friends.

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