Willie “Mackie” Woods, Jr., 72, of St. Marys, passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 at his residence.
Born July 15, 1942 in Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son of the late Willie M. Woods, Sr., and the late Roberta Smith Woods. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Sonja Warren.
Mackie had been a resident of Camden County for the past 53 years. He was a veteran of the United States Navy with 6 years of service and had worked for the St. Marys Railroad for 14 years. He started in the Auto Body Shop business working for his father as a young boy.
He owned the former Mackie’s Body Shop and Woodbine Auto Body, and was the present owner of Camden Collision Center in St. Marys, having been in the Auto Body business for 50 years. He was a member of the Lighthouse Church of God in St. Marys.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015, at 11:00 am at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, with Pastor Bobby Woods officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening, May 14th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Woods; six children, Theresa Marr (Eugene), Bobby Woods (Wendy), Debbie Kent (Chris), Willie Woods, III, Kimberly McKendree (Byron), and Terri Woods; two sisters, Debbie Harrison and Kathy Marx (Gregg); thirteen grandchildren, Stephen, Whitney, Kayla, Brandi, Kyle, Tera, Kori, Hunter, Morgan, Jaleigh, Rayen, Chase, and Macy Greyce; four great grandchildren, Lexie, Briana, Tagean, and Makynli; many nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mackie, be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.