Woodrow "Woody" Martin Woodrow "Woody" Martin, (75) transitioned from this life to eternity on Thursday, December 7, 2017. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 23, 1941 to Woodrow Powell and Josie Lee Rush. He was educated in Chicago Public Schools and worked in the steel industry for more than 30 years. After retirement, Woody spent several years volunteering at St Joseph Catholic Church Soup Kitchen. He belonged to Israel the Church of Jesus in Gary Indiana. Known for his knowledge and wisdom on a variety of subjects, Woody was always prepared with words of encouragement and advice. He also enjoyed cooking for his family and friends. Woody was loved and is survived by his extensive family of siblings, children, grandchildren, other relatives, and friends. Visitation, Friday December 15, 2017 from 9:00a.m.- 1:00p.m with funeral services to follow at 1:00p.m. all service at the GUY AND ALLEN CHAPEL 2959 West 11th Avenue. Interment Fern Oaks Cemetery.
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Published in The Times on Dec. 13, 2017.