Robert Earl Woody, 85, of Henderson, died Saturday, June 22, at UNC Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

Born in Kenton County, Ky., he was the son of the late Elma Grizzell Woody and Robert Woody. Mr. Woody was a retired foreman with S.T. Wooten Inc.

At Mr. Woody’s request, there will be no services.

Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Nancy Thompson Woody; four sons, Robert E. “Bobby” Woody Jr. (Sharon), Barry Wayne Woody (Touli), David L. Pendergrass, Jr. (Jennifer) and Kenneth B. Pendergrass (Brandy); two sisters, Betty W. Eggleston and Patsy W. Carter; three brothers, Joe Woody (Deana), Clarence Woody (Linda) and Jerry Woody (Jeanie); 12 grandchildren, Jeff Hobgood, Jennifer Humphries, Shannon Satterwhite, Stephanie Carter, Ali Woody, Zoe Woody, Josh Pendergrass, Justyn Pendergrass, Mackenzie Pendergrass, Kaylee Pendergrass, Gene Langley and Ashton Langley; and nine great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are several special nieces and nephews, and his special pup “Sassie.” He was preceded in death by his first wife, Louise Solomon Woody; a daughter, Cynthia W. Newman; two sisters, Judith W. Harris and Ruth W. Jarrard; and a brother, Charles E. Woody.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home of Henderson. Online condolences maybe made at