BENTLEY "BEN" C. WOODS, 49, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center after a long battle with Lymphoma. Born to Merrell and Dorothy Woods but loved and raised by Tony and Betty Woods. Ben was a Gulf War Army Airborne veteran serving from 1987 to 1992. He was a truck driver for several trucking companies throughout his 30 years career. Ben was an avid hunter and fisherman who truly loved the outdoors. Surviving are his mother, Betty Woods of Fort Wayne; sisters, Tonya (Martin) Lathrop of West Terre Haute and Carla Bradmueller of Woodburn; brothers, Michael Woods of Colorado Springs, Colo., David (Suzi) Elrod, Vincent Preston and James Preston, all of Fort Wayne; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by father, Tony Woods; and brother, Jerry Woods. Service is 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with the Rev. Ken Jackson officiating. Calling is from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the funeral home. Entombment in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the DAV Chapter 9, 2525 S. McCullough Place West, Terre Haute, IN 47885.
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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Pine Valley
1320 East Dupont Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 26, 2014