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Joe Neal Woodruff

July 18, 1943 ~ May 8, 2020 (age 76)


Joe Neal Woodruff, 76, of Madisonville, KY, formerly of St. Charles, KY, went home to be with the Lord on May 8, 2020 in the comfort of his home.

He was born on July 18, 1943 to the late Bernard Woodruff and Mabel Walker Woodruff Teague.  He was a hard working coal miner for many years and served as a special deputy under Sheriff Ron Eastwood.  Joe was a proud Christian man who loved his family with his whole heart.  He was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  He loved gardening and nurturing his roses. He attended Gilland Ridge General Baptist Church in St. Charles, KY.

In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by his son, Danny Woodruff, siblings Lyndall Woodruff and Betty Woodruff Morris and stepfather, Eugene Teague.

Joe is survived by his wife, Carolyn Woodruff, of 58 years as well as his son, Bill (Sara) Woodruff, granddaughter, Amanda (Christopher) Sarles, grandson, Adam Woodruff, great granddaughters, Karsyn, Alyssa, and Scarlett,  and brother, Wayne (Susie) Woodruff, all of Madisonville, KY.  He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private. Burial will be in Lake Grove Cemetery in St. Charles, KY.

Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.

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