• Colonial Funeral Home
    Universal City, TX
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Ralph E. Woods 1941 - 2013
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Monday, December 23, 2013
May God keep and comfort you in the days ahead. May God strengthen your spirit and continue to watch over you. Ralph was great guy. Take care Marie.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
My love and prayers are with you always..Lucille Probst
Monday, December 16, 2013
A little message for you Marie:

As I sit in Heaven, and watch you every day, I try and let you know with signs, I never went away. I hear you when your laughing and watch you while I sleep, I even place my arms around you and calm you when you weep. I see you wish the days away begging to have me home, so I try to send you signs so you know you're not alone. Don't feel guilty that you have life, life that was denied to me, Heaven is truly beautiful just you wait and see. So live your life, laugh again, enjoy yourself, be free, then I'll know with each breath you take, you'll be taking one for me
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Dear Aunt Poki,
Thoughts of you and Uncle Ralph are close to my heart now and always. I am thinking of you during this time and sending my love. I am so thankful I was able to visit you and Ralph last December 2012. I have extremely fond memories of spending time with you both over the years. I will always remember Uncle Ralph's sincere and laid-back nature, his subtle humor, and his warm smile. He was one of the sweetest men I have ever known, and he always seemed genuinely glad to see me, and everyone else too. He will be dearly missed. All my love to you both. Always, Amanda
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Marie, I am so sorry for your loss. I deeply cherish our friendship and hope you will call on me at any time and for anything. May you rest and have peace knowing that Ralph is walking with the Lord.
My Deepest Sympathy to you,
Nancy Watson
Monday, December 09, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Marie. There are many happy memories that come to mind when I think of Ralph. They start a little more than 50 years ago. There were trips taken by a few guys to places in Central Texas. Good clean fun by Army friends. Ralph's stories and laughter were a big part of this. Fifty two years ago Ralph arranged a blind date for me. Little did I know that she would become my wife. Thanks, Ralph, for letting God use you to bring my wife to me. Marie, it was so good to see you and Ralph at our 50th Anniversary in June. The visit was short, but there was still time for a Ralph story and a laugh. God's grace and peace to you. Love Paxton (Hutch) and Gloria Hutchison
Sunday, December 08, 2013
Ralph I will miss you. I was so fortunate to have known you. I will miss your story telling and subtle humor that always took me by surprise. Most of all I will miss your kind nature. Ralph your love for my sister gave her a fairy tale life and I thank you for that. All my love, Tina.
Friday, December 06, 2013
On behalf of our entire UDC Chapter we send our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy, Marie and family. We are so sorry for your loss and pray God's comfort over the whole family! Becky Venhaus, Shiloh #2538, Plano, TX
Thursday, December 05, 2013
While I never had the chance to meet you, knowing your daughter Wendy and your grandson Jason tells me so much about the wonderful man you were. My thoughts and prayers to all of your family. I pray that you each are able to find comfort in your memories and peace in knowing he has gone home to be with the Lord and you will be reunited again one day.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Dear Marie, So sorry for your loss I am sure he is in a very good place and at peace. He was a very nice man and loved his family and friends. God Bless the family in this time of need and ifyou need anything that i can help with please let me know. Jodie,
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Dear Marie: I was so sorry to hear about the loss of Ralph. He was an amazing man. May the peace which comes from the memories of the love you and Ralph shared comfort you in the days ahead.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
I knew Ralph to be a extremely kind and patient man. I mourn for your loss Poki, but even more, I celebrate the time you had together.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
We are truly sorry to hear of your loss. Sounds like a wonderful person, a friend to all and a soul mate to you, Maria. Praying for you to feel the presence of God's comfort in your time of sorrow. UDC Gen. J.S. Griffith, 509, Terrell, TX.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Dear Maria,
God bless you in this time of lose. I'll
always remember his willingness to come and help Cathy a I were stranded at Walmart. He Loved everyone as do you Maria.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Ralph was a good man. The little bit that I knew him, I admired him for his bright outlook on life and a ready smile whenever we met. My prayers are with you Marie. Just feel God's arms around you and rest in his peace.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
My big brother Ralph E.Woods was and is one of the greatest people in my Life,really breaks my heart and will be missed greatly. Charlie Woods(Little Brother)
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
I was lucky to have Ralph as a brother in law. I remember meeting up at mom's house in Windcrest during the Holidays and listening to his stories. I knew I couldn't be anywhere anytime soon because it was going to take a while.
I will miss him,,, rest in peace.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Dear Marie, prayers and thoughts are sent to you and your family. In UDC sister love, Sandra Giarrusso, member of Albert Sidney Johnston #105 - Austin
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Dad did indeed have a great smile and a great laugh. He was truly a very nice, easy-going person and a great dad. Losing him has broken my heart in a way that is hard to describe. I really appreciate all the comments so far and I will continue to pray that God will be with you Marie during this very difficult time.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Marie,
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort in the Lord's presence.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Dear Marie, I am so sorry for your loss, I will pray for comfort for you and your family,Dit Justiss
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Dear Marie, please know you and your family are in my prayers. Love
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Marie,
Your UDC sisters are deeply saddened by your loss. We have you in our prayers and thoughts. We are ever ready to help in any way we can. Again our sympathy.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Praying the Lord supplies you with His perfect peace and comfort for this new season. Know I am praying for you. I think of you often. Ralph will be truly missed.
Monday, December 02, 2013
We are going to miss the great stories and that wonderful smile. Rest in peace Pops.
Monday, December 02, 2013
We were deeply saddened to hear about Ralph's passing. We will always cherish our long talks out in your RV when you all were up to visit. He will be deeply missed and our time together will always be treasured.

We will be praying for you all
Monday, December 02, 2013
My heart and prayers are with you,
you were always friendly with all the people you met.
You will be sorely missed by all.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
Sorry to hear of Ralph passing He was a very nice person classmate Prayers and sympathy to the family
Sunday, December 01, 2013
So sorry to hear this. I enjoyed classes with you, and after that seeing you at our class reunions. Sympathy to your family.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
I regret I never got to meet you. Thank you for giving us Wendy and Jason to be a part of our family. We pray that as the days pass, your loved ones will remember more good times, and the pain of their loss will ease.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
We remember all the good times,the deep sincere voice with the chuckle and laugh. Ralph was a real man, who would keep his word and go out of his way to help others.
Ralph will be with us always in our hearts and memories. We will meet him again.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
Ralph was a heck of a great person ,no else like him ,may his jet ride to heaven be smooth landing . Sorry for the great loss
Sunday, December 01, 2013
Ralph also stood up with me for the pictures as a father.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
We were talking about the dinner we had with you guys, we enjoyed it very much.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
Ralph was a great person it was so alsome of the pictures and the video of my wedding thanks
Sunday, December 01, 2013
We love and miss you!
Sunday, December 01, 2013
Thank you for being such a wonderful grandpa and great grandpa. I am sad that you never got the chance to meet Ally but you saw lots of pictures and I know you are looking down on her now! Also thank you for all of the great memories growing up with summer trips in the truck with you and grandma ( I always had to have you stop at White Castle for me in St. Louis) and the trip to Sea World with Jason one summer. We had a great time eating breakfast with Shamu. My list of memories could go on and on. We miss you but have comfort in knowing that we will see you again one day!! I love you!!
Saturday, November 30, 2013
We are sadden to learn of Ralph's death. May God give all the family comfort and his spirit to face life without him. Our love and support to all. We know he is at peace in the presence of God.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
May God continue to Bless your family each and every day and may he send comfort to those who knew and loved you.Heaven gained another wonderful angel.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Ralph was a great friend with a wonderful sense of humor. He will be greatly missed both by my wife, Louella and I, as well as members of the 5th Missile Reunion Group of which he was a member. Our condolences go out to Marie and her family in their great loss.

Byron Penrod
Saturday, November 30, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
I am going to miss Ralph so much! He was the sweetest father in law and Papa Ralph in the world! Other people sometimes complain about their in-laws, but mine are amazing! Our lives won't be the same with Ralph gone. I love you Ralph, and will never forget the love and kindness you showed me from the very first time I met you!
Saturday, November 30, 2013
To my Uncle Ralph - You are a ROCK STAR to me! I will miss our wonderful visits with countless hours of chatting and laughing... Not to mention, I was going to make a HUGE BATCH of no-bake cookies, but I know Dad will keep them at bay... God Bless you for the many wonderful things you have done in our lives! You and Aunt Marie! Love you always! You were such a Blessing! See you some day on the other side! Your Niece, Stephanie
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Even though I never had the pleasure of meeting you, you have a special place in my heart. Anyone who served our country during the Vietnam war has my undying gratitude. A soldiers passing is not a soldier fallen but rather a soldier risen, for now your are at peace where there are no wars. Rest In peace dear friend and may God be with all those you left behind.
RAY & Anita Eudy
Friday, November 29, 2013
I know how much Wendy loves you and how hard this is for her. Please watch over her. You had to be an amazing Dad to have two great sons and an amazing daughter who is my best friend and sister at heart. You will be greatly missed. I pray God gives them all the strength to get through this. May the precious memories they have of you bring them comfort.
Friday, November 29, 2013
My heart pours out to David, Wendy, and Brad because I know just how hard it is to lose your dad. I also feel great sorrow for Marie because I watched my mom suffer as she moved forward without dad. It is and will be one of the hardest things you have to do. Uncle Ralph will well be remembered by me. His humor and his laugh will be in my heart and mind forever. The only comfort comes from knowing that God knows best and everything happens under his care. Love and prayers, Brenda (Jenkins) Netherton
Friday, November 29, 2013
I love you so my beautiful Dad. I miss you and your strength and guidance. I always will treasure my memories . My heart is broken in a way that will never repair. I lost part of me when I lost you . Rest eternally my dear Dad.
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