Cincinnati - Arthur Thomas Woods, age 77, passed away on April 30, 2021. Art was born to the late Walter and Grace (née Howard) Woods. The youngest of three children, he was a dear brother to his late siblings, Wally Woods and Sally Heaton. He married the love of his life, Diane Woods (née Lyon), with whom he shared many adventures before she preceded him in death in 2006. Art was a loving father to his daughters and sons-in-law Michon Woods (Eric Redder), Jenea Woods (Michael Elsass), Angie Woods (Andrew Pardi), Carrie Woods (Jeremy Harris) and Steffany (Matthew) Hughes. He was a devoted grandfather to his surviving grandchildren Maxwell (Danielle) Redder, Mitchel Elsass, Broderick Harris, Josephine Elsass, Meredith Harris, Nathaniel Hughes, Theodore Harris, Wyatt Hughes and his late grandson, Myles Redder. He was an adoring great-grandfather to Lily Redder. They, as well as his extended relatives and many friends, are deeply saddened by his loss and will miss him greatly.
Art was a proud Navy veteran and graduate of the University of Cincinnati. He was dedicated to his family, enjoying nothing more than a full house with his daughters, their husbands and his grandchildren. He will be remembered for his generosity and humor, his love of travel, sailing and golf, and endless tinkering in his garage. Visitation will be held Friday, 14th of May, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at The Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 2155 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231. Once on the cemetery grounds, follow the blue line to the funeral home. This is a masked event. Memorial and Graveside Services will begin at 11:00 AM and will be limited to family. The Memorial Service will be streamed and viewable here, https://amgardens.org/obituary/arthur-thomas-woods-1943-2021/
. A Celebration of Life will be scheduled for a later date. Art will be laid to rest at Arlington Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations can be directed to Alzheimer's Association
or Camp Kesem at https://donate.kesem.org/team/305744
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Published by The Cincinnati Enquirer from May 4 to May 9, 2021.