Woods, Clifford, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Primary Unit
1963-1965, IS-0000, USS Independence (CVA-62)
Service Years
1962 - 1965
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Date of Passing
Oct 02, 2008
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United States Atlantic Command Badge US Pacific Command Allied Command Atlantic NATO Standing Naval Forces Mediterranean

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge

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Clifford Donald "Cliff" Woods, 68, went to be with his Savior on Tuesday, October 2, 2008 at Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon. Funeral Services will be held at 2P.M. on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at First Baptist Church of Perry with Dr. Wayne Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Perry Memorial Gardens with military honors. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 4, 2008 at Watson-Hunt Funeral Home. The family suggests contributions to First Baptist Church of Perry, 1105 Main Street, Perry, GA 31069; Perry Volunteer Outreach, P.O. Box 1824, Perry, GA 31069; or Mature Ministries - Nicaragua Missions, P.O. Box 87, Martin, GA 30557. -Mr. Woods was born in Charleston, West Virginia to the late Robert and Julia Woods. A graduate of South Charleston High School in S. Charleston, West Virginia, he was also a graduate of West Virginia University where he was the drum major in the marching band. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mr. Woods was a Naval Officer on the U.S.S. Independence during the Vietnam War. He later received a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida. Mr. Woods worked for 35 years as a Chemical Engineer and later as Governmental Affairs Manager at Weyerhauser Corporation, formerly Procter & Gamble. A former member of the Perry Lions Club and the Augusta Optimist Club, Mr. Woods was a member of First Baptist Church of Perry, where he was a Deacon, a Sunday School Teacher, a member of the Avon Buice Sunday School Class, and a member of the Church Choir. In his retirement, he enjoyed serving his Lord by participating in international missions. -His memory will forever be treasured by his loving wife of 43 years, Myrna E. Woods of Perry; his children, Kim Waters (Charlie) of Perry, Kelli Chitty (Stacy) of Cumming, and Kurt Woods (Candi) of Macon; seven grandchildren; one brother, Joe Woods of Vermont; two sisters, Joyce Jeffries and Bethe Dailey, both of South Charleston, West Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
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SR 154 LC 8 3660
A RESOLUTION by the Georgia State Senate

1- 1 Recognizing and commending Clifford D. Woods; and for other
1- 2 purposes.

1- 3 WHEREAS, Clifford D. Woods is well known to many members of
1- 4 this body as the Georgia Governmental Affairs Manager with
1- 5 Weyerhaeuser Company where he has served responsibly as a
1- 6 valuable resource for information on public policy; and

1- 7 WHEREAS, he began his career in 1969 with Proctor & Gamble,
1- 8 Inc., in Augusta, Georgia, before joining Weyerhaeuser in
1- 9 1992, and his degree in chemical engineering from West
1-10 Virginia University and masters degree from the University
1-11 of Florida have added to his expertise and reputation; and

1-12 WHEREAS, throughout his career he has been responsible for
1-13 corporate community relations for both Proctor & Gamble and
1-14 Weyerhaeuser in central Georgia including the cities of
1-15 Oglethorpe, Montezuma, Americus, Perry, Cordele, and points
1-16 in between and both companies have prospered in spite of his
1-17 best efforts; and

1-18 WHEREAS, in recognition of his knowledge and leadership he
1-19 has served as the vice president and secretary of the
1-20 Georgia Pulp and Paper Association, former secretary of the
1-21 Georgia Forestry Association, and former director of the
1-22 Georgia Industry Association; and

1-23 WHEREAS, he has very ably represented various interests on
1-24 matters before the Georgia General Assembly and his
1-25 integrity, professionalism, and fairness are well known to
1-26 members of the legislative and executive branches; and

1-27 WHEREAS, he will officially retire on March 19, 1999, to
1-28 enjoy the many interests he shares with his wonderful family
1-29 and to pursue his influential service with the Perry First
1-30 Baptist Church.

1-32 members of this body recognize and commend Clifford D. Woods
1-33 on his exemplary career and convey their best wishes on his
1-34 retirement which begins upon adjournment sine die.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1961, Officer Candidate School (Pensacola, FL), D
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
CNO - OPNAVAllied Joint Forces Command (JFC)USS Independence (CVA-62)
  1961-1961, IS-0000, CNO - OPNAV
  1961-1963, IS-0000, Allied Joint Forces Command (JFC)
  1963-1965, IS-0000, USS Independence (CVA-62)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (62-65)
 Colleges Attended 
West Virginia UniversityUniversity of Florida
  1958-1961, West Virginia University
  1966-1969, University of Florida
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