Clyde Woods Jr.

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Clyde Woods, Jr.

Funeral services for Clyde Woods, Jr., 91, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. He died on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Presbyterian Manor.

Clyde was born on August 23, 1921 in Kansas City, KS, the son of Clyde Woods, Sr. and Nellie (White) Woods.

He served his country in US Navy as a Lieutenant Junior Grade during WWII.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Kansas State University.

He was a Civil Engineer for Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) until he retired in 1984.

He was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a dedicated member of the First United Methodist Church in Lawrence, and a former member of Countryside United Methodist Church in Topeka. He was on the Director of Staff at the Arab Shriner Temple in Topeka, and a member of the Masonic Lodge in Lawrence.

Clyde was married to Louise Horseman on September 4, 1942 in Kansas City, KS. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include one daughter, Nancy Larsen, and husband, Erik; Lawrence; two grandchildren, Kelly Meier, and husband, Ryan, Rachel Rake; and four great grandchildren.

The family will greet friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials in his name to the First United Methodist Church or Shriners Hospitals for Children and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Jan. 19, 2013
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