James ‘Mack’ Woodring Sr.

Published 11:02 pm Monday, April 3, 2017

James “Mack” Woodring Sr., 81, died at his home in Woodleaf Thursday, March 30, 2017.

He was born in Ashe County on Feb. 24, 1936, the son of the late Frank and Zora Parsons Woodring Ray. He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Joe Greer and Jerry Ray, and a sister, Lucille Ray. He was retired from sawmilling.

Survivors: his wife of almost 56 years, Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Smith Woodring of the home; 2 sons, James Mack Woodring Jr. (Carla) of Statesville and Nichols Bryce Woodring of Mocksville; a sister, Jean Woodring Cheeks of Cleveland; a granddaughter, Kimberly Cass of Woodleaf; a great-grandson, Jake Cass; plus several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1 at Legion Memorial Park in Cooleemee. The family received friends at the home after the service on Saturday.

Memorials: to help offset final expenses, Davie Funeral Service, 416 Valley Road, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.