In Loving Memory of Charles Oliver Woods

May 28, 2020

Charles Oliver Woods

Charles Oliver Woods was born in Mt. Vernon, Illinois on February 2, 1929, to the union of Northern Henry Woods and Retta Mae Newcomb. After graduating high school, Charles enlisted in the military and served his country, including a year’s tour of duty in Germany. He was married to the love of his life, Doris Young, for 63 years.

Charles was the proud father of Sheila Woods, a 20-year Air Force veteran; and Todd Woods, Vice President of Marketing at MGM. Charles was a manager at George Watts & Sons for 40 years. He was also a member of Basic Black, an organization that promoted and supported minority businesses. After retiring from George Watts & Sons, Charles worked 14 years for Securitas Merchant Police (formerly Pinkerton). His favorite assignment was Milwaukee Jewish Day School, where he loved interacting with the children.

Charles O. Woods was born to eternal life May 6, 2020. A memorial service will be held in his honor at 11 a.m. on June 6, 2020 at All Saints Catholic Church 4051 North 25th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209.

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