Funeral services for Bob Woodruff, age 87 of Rusk, TX, formerly of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2016 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Marty Woodruff officiating. Interment will follow at Reilly Springs Cemetery with David Woodruff, Jeremy Woodruff, Robbie Woodruff, J.D. Woodruff, Travis Woodruff, and Jeff Price serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at 1:00 p.m.
Bob Woodruff passed away Friday, December 9, 2016 at his residence in Rusk, TX. He was born December 22, 1928 in Greenwood, MS to Fred Woodruff and May (Chapel) Woodruff. He Married Bess Oden on April 22, 1950 in Shreveport, LA; she preceded him in death in 1997. Mr. Woodruff owned and operated IBA dairy supply company. He was a member of the Lions Club and Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in Rusk.
Mr. Woodruff is survived by sons: Wayne Woodruff and wife, Danita of Shreveport, LA, David Woodruff of San Antonio, TX, Danny Woodruff and wife, Weida of Rusk, TX, and Marty Woodruff and wife, Piper of Troup, TX; fifteen grandkids; thirty-four great-grandkids; and sister, Mary Francis Tate of Shreveport, LA.
He is preceded in death by: his wife; son, Rex Woodruff; brother, Fred Woodruff, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Sarah Woodruff; grandson, Daniel Mark Woodruff II; and great- grandson, Ty Mabry.