Niagara Gazette


January 7, 2014

Ronald A. Woods


Ronald A. Woods, 68, Rapid City, died on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at his home in Rapid City. He was born on November 18, 1945 at Niagara Falls, NY. Ron retired from the US Air Force as a Master Sergeant in the early 1980's after 20 years and three tours in Vietnam. He was an avid member of BPOE ELKS, as wells as an avid golfer and fisherman.
Ron is survived by his wife, Joan King-Woods, Rapid City; daughters, Chris Woods, Sioux Falls, Natasha Woods, Rapid City, Michelle Woods; son, Robbie Woods; fourteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Faith (Rich) Perkins, Lancaster, NY, Grace Parker, Ellamae Chandler, Rose Zehler, Alice Cortes, Hopeann Woods, Charity Shannon and Jacqueline Crappere; and brothers, James Shaughnessy, Robert Shaughnessy and William Shaughnessy.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cathedral with Rev. Michel Malloy as celebrant. Interment with Full Military Honors will be at Black Hills National Cemetery.
Condolences may be conveyed to the family at

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