Henry “Carroll” Woodruff, age 72, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022, in Alexander County. Mr. Woodruff was born to the late Henry Lee Woodruff and Edith Carrie Ellis Woodruff in Caldwell County on July 18, 1950. Carroll was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, working with horses, and motorcycles. He loved spending time with his grandkids.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ken Woodruff.
Those left to cherish the memories of Carroll include his wife of 30 years, Sherry Woodruff, son, Brian Scott Woodruff, stepdaughter, Brandy Mecimore and husband Scott, brother, Mike Woodruff, grandchildren, Damioen Woodruff, Rebecca Pennell and husband Kelly, Johannah Woodruff, Blake Mecimore, Alexia Mecimore, great-grandchildren, Aiyana Pennell, Jayden Pennell, and Kira Pennell.
A visitation will be held for Mr. Woodruff Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at Alexander Funeral Service from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Lenoir at 11:00 am. Scott Mecimore, Damioen Woodruff, Chad Woodruff, Adam Woodruff, Zack Woodruff, and Dwayne Mitchell will serve as pallbearers. Robert Woody will serve as honorary pallbearer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Autism Society of North Carolina, 8307 University Executive Park Dr #231, Charlotte, NC 28262.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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