Richard Almus Woods, age 84 of Imboden, passed from this life December 1, 2021, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. He was born November 12, 1937, to the late Almus and Beulah Woods in Imboden.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Geraldine Woods.

Richard graduated in 1955 from Sloan-Hendrix High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, retired from the Imboden-Hoxie Housing Authority, Imboden Fire Department, and was a member of the Imboden Church of Christ.

Survivors include, his wife, Barbara of the home; two daughters, Terrie Ponder of Imboden, Amanda Haynes and husband, Jerry of Walnut Ridge; son, Nathan Woods and wife, Michelle of Imboden; grandchildren, Katie Ponder and Patrick Ponder of Imboden; Mary Fry of North Carolina, Tyler Woods and Hayden Woods of Cave City, and Jordan Haynes of Walnut Ridge, and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Monday, December 6, 2021, from 10 until 11am at Imboden Church of Christ. Funeral will follow at 11am with Gevan Murphy officiating. Interment will follow in Hope Cemetery in Imboden under the direction of Cox Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge. 

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Dan Matthews, Davis Matthews, Jim Jones, Aaron Murphy, Billy Powell, and Joe Chappell.

Honorary pallbearers are Oland Goad, Danny Holder, L.D. Brown, and Ken Archer.