Eldon Carlos Woods, 77, of Statesville, N.C., died Monday, September 7, 2020. He was born in Buncombe County, N.C., on May 10, 1943, to the late William M. Woods and Sara Tilson Shepherd.

Eldon was a retired maintenance worker in the furniture industry. He was an excellent carpenter and could build a house from the ground up. He also enjoyed working on cars and fishing. He loved spending time with his family.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 56 years, Brenda Shepherd Woods; two sons, Michael Woods (Trish) and Ricky Woods (Paula); two daughters, Sandy Woods and Sharon Goad (Randal); four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and other family members.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 11, 2020, at 2 pm at The First Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Frank Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends from 1 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service.

Condolences may be left at www.nicholsonfunerals.com.

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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