Lawrence “Woody” Woodring, born December 24,1940 in Weston, Missouri to Chester and Rachel (Weigman) Woodring, was called home to his Lord and Savior on July 12, 2024. Larry graduated from West Platte High School in 1958, Central Missouri State University in 1960, and was a valued employee of General Motors, Fairfax, for 37 years.

Larry married the love of his life, Gertrude Kisker, on August 18,1962 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Farley, Missouri. He was an active lifetime member at St. John’s, singing in the choir and serving in many roles supporting the church.

Larry leaves behind his wife, Gertrude, of 61 years and their three children: Bryan Woodring, Melinda (Gregg) Heinrich, and Karla (Mark) Fredericks. He was a fun-loving Grandpa to Maxx (Emily) Woodring, Lucas Heinrich, Lauren (fiancé JD Walter) Heinrich, and Aaron Fredericks.
Memorial services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Farley, on July 17 at 10 a.m. The family suggests donations to The American Cancer Society or St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Davis Funeral Chapel

The Weston Chronicle


​​Weston • Platte County • Missouri

Lawrence “Woody” Woodring

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