2019-01-10 / Obituaries

Lloyd Woodruff

January 9, 2019

Lloyd D. Woodruff, 65, of Laceyville, PA, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 9, 2019, at his home on North Flat.

Lloyd was born in Meshoppen on Jan. 10, 1953, the son of the late Ralph E. Woodruff, who passed away on Oct. 5, 2011, and Martha Lydia Vergason Woodruff, who passed away on July 27, 1999. Growing up in Laceyville, Lloyd was a graduate of the Wyalusing Valley High School with the Class of 1971. While in high school, Lloyd was a standout athlete, participating on the football, wrestling and baseball teams, teams that won many league championships during that time.

After his graduation from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving his country for many years. After returning to the Laceyville area, Lloyd was employed in the stone business in the Laceyville and Wyalusing area, dealing with bluestone and fieldstone. For many years, he worked at Procter & Gamble Paper Products in Mehoopany, employed by Staff Management. In his early years, Lloyd worked with his father doing construction.

Along with playing softball for many area teams throughout his early years, the past few years, in his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his many friends.

Surviving are his long-time companion, Mary Hall of Laceyville; his children, Doug Woodruff of Centerville, VA, Jennifer (Randy) Epler of New Albany and Trevor (Melissa) Woodruff of Dunmore, PA, as well as five grandchildren. Lloyd is also survived by his brothers, Glen Woodruff of Tunkhannock, Verne Woodruff of Scranton, Tracy (Beth) Woodruff of Wyalusing and Austin Woodruff of Laceyville; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He is also survived by his stepmother, Pam Woodruff of Laceyville and his extended family of stepchildren, Randy (Melissa) Hall of Laceyville, Julie Miller (Coop) of Laceyville, Roy (Alice) Hall of Tunkhannock and Adam (Jennifer) Hall of Laceyville, and many step-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Phillip Woodruff (d. May 2008) and Gary Woodruff (d. October 14, 2015).

Memorial services will be held at the Sheldon Funeral Home, 459 Main Street, Laceyville, on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Charles Bishop of the Retta Community Church officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 5 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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