Dick Athes Woods


Dick Athes Woods, 83, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at his home in Garden City.

Dick Athes Woods, 83, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at his home in Garden City.

He was born April 26, 1931, in Washington, Kan., to Earl and Vennie Palmer Woods.

He had worked in maintenance for Lee Richardson Zoo.

On Jan. 5, 1953, he married Donis Jean Huffman in Steel City, Neb.

Survivors include his wife, of Garden City; a son, Dick Dale Woods of Columbia, S.C.; two daughters, Donna Lee Harsh of Holcomb and Denise Gayle Fenton of Wichita; two sisters, Helen Berney and Lucille Zabokrtsky, both of Washington; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Earl "Bud" Woods, James "Jim" Woods, Glen Woods and Wayne Woods; and three sisters, Hazel Hasse, Clara Williams and June Fondess.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Nazarene in Garden City. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Price & Sons Funeral Home.

Interment will be held in the Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Memorials may be given to the Church of the Nazarene Children's Building Fund, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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