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Rev. Dr. C. Roy Woodruff

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Rev. Dr. C. Roy Woodruff

Asheville - On Friday, January 11, 2019, in Asheville, NC, The Rev. Dr. C. Roy Woodruff, Sr. died peacefully holding the hand of each of his beloved sons. Roy, age 80, built his life around helping others through his work as a Chaplain, Pastoral Counselor, Minister, Executive Director and through his relationships with his family, church, and community. Roy was born on Sept. 27, 1938, in Anniston, Alabama, to Dr. Gerald G. Woodruff and Flora (Campbell) Woodruff who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Kay Carolyn Jernigan; a son Charles, Jr. and wife, Amy; a son, Earl David and wife Leslie; a brother Gerald and wife Betty; brothers-in-law Ted Lucas and Skip Jernigan, wife Bonnie; and sister-in-law Sue Harris, husband Roger. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Charles III, and Maia Grace; fifteen nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11am on January 26, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Asheville, NC. More information may be found about Dr. Woodruff and memorial donations at:

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 20, 2019
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