Cecil Woodruff

July 10, 2014

Cecil F. Woodruff, 85, of Frankfort passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette. He was born on March 3, 1929 in Clinton County to Charles and LuLu (Ward) Woodruff. He married Ruth Ione Bledsoe on April 12, 1952 in Manhatton, Kansas and she preceded him in death on June 10, 2007. Cecil was a 1948 graduate of Rossville High School. He served in the United States Army Infantry from 1952 to 1954. He worked as a Railroader with Pennsylvania Railroad for 19 years, was a self-employed Farmer, and Equipment Operator for the Clinton County Highway Department. He was a member of the Frankfort VFW and American Legion and a member of Farm Bureau Co-Op. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and traveling. Survivors include his Sons: Gary (Joyce) Woodruff of Rossville and Roger Woodruff (Fiance: Julie Sagarsee) of Frankfort; Daughter: Nancy Woodruff of Frankfort; Grandchildren: Jennifer, Janice, Janelle, Jeri, Cole, and Jessica; 8 Great-Grandchildren; Sisters-in-law: Dorothy Staley and Joyce Carroll; and several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, brothers: William “Bud” & Donald, and sister – Mildred. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at New Life Assembly of God, 2025 Washington Avenue, Frankfort. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center. Memorials in Cecil’s honor may be made to the Frankfort VFW, envelopes will be available. Burial will follow in Whiteman Cemetery.


10 Condolences for “Cecil Woodruff”

  1. Carol Hamilton

    Sorry for the loss of your father. My best to all of you.

  2. Bill and Linda Dean

    So sorry for your loss, When Cecil could drive, he would come out and get Bill to work on his car, he said I get lonely, Bill said any time you want to come and hang out you just come on out, he did come a few times and Bill would get a chair, and put it out where he was working, and they would talk for a long time, he was a great person, we will miss him.


    Nancy, we just wanted to say how sorry we are for your loss. We know you’ll really miss your dad. We miss seeing you at our GNO nights. Hope you’ll be able to join us sometime soon.

  4. Carrie Woodruff

    Gary, Roger and Nancy, My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Your Dad was very special and I always enjoyed my visits with him. He will be missed but I know he is in a better place. I have been blessed to have known your Dad. Take care

  5. Lorraine Allen

    Nancy; I’m so sorry for your loss. No one can ever replace a parent! Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers..love and hugs

  6. Dianne & Nina Rice

    Mom and I send our condolenses, and want to let you all know you will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time of lost.. Dianne and Nina Rice..

  7. Ron & Patty Hawkins

    Gary and Joyce, Sorry for your loss. I am sure that Cecil was very proud of the son he raised and the love for family that was instilled in his children. May God bless on the memories you have and flood you with his love for healing.

  8. Cindy Reeder

    Nancy, I was so sorry to hear of your dads passing. His suffering is over and he is with your mom again. I pray God gives you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Julie also sends her love and prayers to you. Cindy

  9. Bill Rich

    Roger, I am very sorry for your loss. I had met your dad a couple of times and I’m sure he will be missed.

  10. Helen Cotone

    Sorry for your loss. My husband John was very fond of Cecil. I was very pleased when he came to John’s funeral last year. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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