Jeffrey A. “Big Daddy” Woods

Jeffrey A. “Big Daddy” Woods, age 70 of Marengo, formerly of Leesburg, Florida passed away Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 at the home of his daughter in Marengo.

He was born on November 27, 1950 in Columbus to the late Albert and Velma P. (Bailey) Woods. A member of the 1970 Class from Highland High School, he lived the majority of his life in the Marengo area, and upon retirement moved to Leesburg, Florida and recently returned to Marengo.  Jeffrey retired from Akzo Nobel Coatings in Columbus after 26 years, where he worked as a truck driver and paint maker.

A lifetime member of the North American Hunting Club, NRA, and Oakland Park Conservation Club, where he taught hunting and fishing safety to the children.  Fishing and his family were his passions. He also enjoyed hunting, playing pool and poker, especially Texas Holdem.  He collected many things, but especially fishing tackle.  A grill master, his fish fries were not to be missed, Jeffrey was also an avid fan of The Buckeyes, Amber Bock beer, and working with wood.

Proud of his Cherokee ancestry, he was quick witted, and a true jokester. He could fix anything and one who would give you the shirt off his back. Big Daddy treasured time spent with this family, especially his grandkids and friends.

He is survived by daughter Samantha (Ryan) Stover of Marengo, son Shane (Rachel) Woods of Alabama, 7 grandchildren: Jordan, Emma, Aubree, Court, Calleigh, Andy, Madison, siblings:  Michael (Phyllis Altizer) of Leesburg, FL, Candy (Rick) Presley of Marengo, and Terry Woods of Marengo, special friends: Charlie Hooker, Sunny Braggs, Bill & Ellen Bell, Ray Upton, and Mando Couture.

Friends may call 5-8 p.m. on Friday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. St. Rt. 61 at St. Rt. 3, Sunbury, Ohio 43074 where funeral services 10:00 am on Saturday, with Pastor Justin Meier officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Oakland Park Conservation Club, 768 Co Rd 26, Marengo, Ohio, 43334.

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