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William G. Woods 1945 - 2024
William G. Woods

LARNED — William G. Woods, 78, passed away June 14, 2024 at Integris Health Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Okla.

He was born Dec. 22, 1945 in Dallas, Texas, the son of William O. and Lorraine Ann Ebertowski Woods.

Moving from Blossom, Texas in 1974, he was a longtime area resident. He was of the Christian faith and worked as a hay broker. He was a member of the Boiler Makers and enjoyed fishing, flying, hunting, and attending all of his grandkids sporting events. He was a hard worker, always supporting his kids and grandkids.

He married Sandra Sugg and to this union were four children, Dea (Mark) Gardner, Colorado, Laura Hall, Texas, William C. Woods, Larned, and Shannon Campbell-Coyel, Texas. They later divorced. 

He married Sharla P. Johnson on Nov. 3, 1977 at Larned and gained two additional children, Paulette (Kevyn) Soupiset, Great Bend and Roy (Jessie) Pleasant, Larned.

Survivors include wife, Sharla, Larned and their children; three brothers, James (Janice) Woods, Tennessee, David (Debra) Woods, Larned, John Woods, Larned; sister, Carolyn (Ty) Teegerstrom, Colorado; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Daniel Woods.

Graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at Larned Cemetery, Larned, with Ryan Webster presiding. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Memorials may be given to Pawnee County Humane Society in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, Kansas 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary 

P.O. Box 477 

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 20, 2024