William "Lewis" WOODY

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WOODY, William 'Lewis'
Age 60 of West Sacramento passed away unexpectedly February 24, 2014. Lewis was born in Calexico, CA on July 23, 1953 to William and Bula Woody. Lewis graduated from Washington High School, and continued on to the school of life where he received a degree in hard knocks. He married his high school sweetheart Rachel (Cisneros). Lewis and Rachel had 40 wonderful years of marriage to love and laugh together. Lewis worked for UC Davis University in the department of Viticulture and Enology for the past 25 years. He started as an Ag tech and worked his way up to Senior Superintendent of Agriculture. Lewis is survived by his wife Rachel Woody, his son Oscar (Delfina) Woody and his only granddaughter Brionna Woody; his parents William and Bula Woody; his sister Diane (Gary) Younglove; brothers David (Susan) Woody and Donald (Dorothy) Woody along with numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws. A viewing will be held at River Cities Funeral Chapel, 910 Soule St., West Sacramento on 3/2/14 from 5-8pm, with a celebration of life at 10am on Monday 3/3/14 at the Funeral Chapel followed by the interment at East Lawn cemetery and a reception in West Sac. To know Lewis was to love him. Words can never express how much he was loved or how much he is already missed.
Funeral Home
River Cities Funeral Chapel
910 Soule Street West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 371-4535
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Mar. 1, 2014
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