HERINGTON –– R. Floyd Woosley, 92, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Herington Municipal Hospital. He was born Aug. 1, 1920, at Herington, the son of Elmer L. and Cecelia C. (Metty) Woosley.
Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at the United Methodist Church, Woodbine, with Pastor Carol Moore-Ramey officiating; burial will follow at the Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home in Herington.
Mr. Woosley was a mechanic and a handyman. After high school, he served a short stint in the U.S. Army, he also worked for Kramer Buick Garage, the City of Herington, then the Rock Island Railroad, and finally retired from construction in Council Grove. He graduated from Herington High School with the class of 1938.
He married Geneva M. Lampert on Aug. 16, 1942; and she preceded him in death on Aug. 9, 2009. He was also preceded in death by a son Richard W. Woosley; four brothers, Bernard, Harold, Earl and Walter, and sister Mildred Marr and his parents.
He is survived by two daughters Vicky Farres, White City; Cynthia Johnson, Winona, Texas, a daughter-in-law, Jeanne Woosley, Marion; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Woodbine United Methodist Church or Hospice of Dickinson County; and they may be sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.
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