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Jerry D. Woodson
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Jerry Duaine Woodson, 68, of Amherst passed away, Monday, December 4, 2017 at UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville.

Born in Lynchburg, March 21, 1949, Jerry was the son of the late Cornelia Vassar Woodson and William Martin Woodson, Jr. He was a Master Electrician serving paper mills all over the United States and was a life time member of Amherst Baptist Church. He was also a US Navy veteran of Viet Nam and was a member of American Legion Post 274, and the DAV. Jerry enjoyed NASCAR, The Miami Dolphins, and UVA, and will be remembered for his love of God, The Bible, His church and His family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William M. “Billy” Woodson, III and his grandson, Evan Cyrus.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Goodwin Woodson of Amherst; daughters: Roxanne Cyrus (Tommy) of Lynchburg and Laurie McGurn of Suffolk; son, Michael Amos of Ashburn; step-son, Michael W. Goodwin of Amherst; brother, Donnie E. Woodson (Chris) of Richmond; sister, Betty Woodson Bryant (Lee) of Amherst; sister-in-law, Jerry D. Woodson of Portsmouth; seven grandchildren: Emma Cyrus, Ella Cyrus, Eastyn Cyrus, Ean Cyrus, Elliot Cyrus, Chloe Goodwin and Bryce Goodwin; and special nieces and nephews: W. M. Woodson, IV, Tom Woodson, Brian Woodson, Jenny Sydnor and Leighann Gilbert.

Special thanks to Amherst Dialysis for their excellent care.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at Amherst Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Briarwood Memorial Gardens with military honors by American Legion Memorial Post 36. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM, Thursday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Amherst Baptist Church,

Driskill Funeral Chapel, Amherst. www.DriskillFuneral.com


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Visitation

Thursday

7

Dec

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Amherst Baptist Church

226 Lexington Turnpike
Amherst, VA 24521

Service

Thursday

7

Dec

2:00 PM
Amherst Baptist Church

226 Lexington Turnpike
Amherst, VA 24521

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Briarwood Memorial Gardens
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