1946 George Woods Jr., II 2022

George Woods Jr., II

November 20, 1946 — March 24, 2022

George Woods, Jr., II went home to be with the Lord March 24, 2022.

George Woods Jr. II, was born November 20, 1946 to George Woods, Jr. and Vivian Hortense (Williams) Woods in Des Moines, Iowa.  George attended and graduated from East High School.

George, was a quiet man who enjoyed his alone time.  He liked going on walks and enjoyed nature and fishing.  He was an excellent baker and at one point worked for Kirkwood Hotel in the kitchen as their baker.   Although George was a serious person, he loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.  George wasn’t really a mechanic, but he enjoyed getting his hands dirty by tinkering with cars.  George was affiliated with the C.O.G.I.C. Church, attending Greater Love Church of God In Christ when he had the chance. 

George is preceded in death by his mother, Vivian Woods; father, George Woods, Sr.; brothers, Ronnie and  Wayne, and his grandparents, Belle Givens, George Woods Jr. I, Margaret Smith and Green Williams.

George is survived by his siblings, Evelyn Jean Muhammad, Pastor Jerald (Phyllis) Woods, Sharon Mosley, Toney (Pat)Woods, Louis (Geraldine) Woods, David Woods, and Steven Woods; along with a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends. 

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*This service will be made available via Facebook Live on the Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home's Facebook page (@hendersonsfuneralhome) on Saturday, April 2, 2022 beginning at 11am. Please "Like" or "Follow" our page for access.

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Friday, April 1, 2022

10:00am - 5:00pm (Central time)

Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home

3500 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

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Homegoing Celebration

Saturday, April 2, 2022

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Greater Love Church of God in Christ

1440 De Wolf St, Des Moines, IA 50316


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