Ronald Gene Woodruff (Ronnie) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at his home in Calvin, Oklahoma, at the age of 71. He was known
as Woody to most of his friends.
Woody was born on July 8, 1951, to Homer and
Ida Woodruff. He enjoyed spending time with his dogs and working on anything with a motor. He was literally a jack of all trades and has done everything from laying rock to pipeline to auto body work. Woody was a collector of things, especially old glass bottles.
Woody is survived his significant other, Minnie
Murray, of the home; daughter Latisha and her husband Vince Coats of Holdenville; daughter Lee McBride and fiance Brad Lindemann of Wewoka; daughter Kristen and husband Anthony Regian of Holdenville; son Mike Taylor and wife Candi of Wewoka; grandchildren Cailin Taylor, Madisyn Taylor, Malea Bratcher, Sara Coats, Eli Long, Jace McCoy, Jeb Long, Abby Coats, Destiny Regian, Cori Coats, Jaxi Long, Cole Regian, and Kayleigh Regian; great-grandchildren Rayce, Karter, Ryder, Kade, Kooper, and baby Renley on the way; sister Barbara Johnson; and many more family and friends. Woody is preceded in death by his parents Homer and Ida Woodruff; brothers Lenval Woodruff and Roger Woodruff; sisters Norma Hanks, Alene Melton, and Carolyn Sue Crawley; and infant brother Glendon Woodruff.
A memorial service will be hosted for family and friends after the holidays.