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Earl Bradford Woodruff, II

Earl Bradford Woodruff, II, age 51, of Cove, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Saturday, April 24, 1965 to Earl Bradford and Claudia Jean Steinhausser Woodruff in Columbus, Ohio.

Earl enjoyed his family and spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, playing chess and riding his motorcycles on a nice sunny day.  Earl supported his family by driving chicken trucks from Mississippi to California to Florida.  Earl attended Panther Creek Christian Church for many years.   Earl was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend, and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his father.

Earl is survived by his wife, Shelley Woodruff of Cove; his son and daughter in law, Riley and Larissa Johnson of Cove; four daughters, Nevada Woodruff of Cove, Taylor Johnson of Pelahatchie, Mississippi, Macee Ballenger of Carthage, Mississippi, and JoAnn Woodruff of Cove; his mother, Judith Ann Woodruff of White Hall, Ohio; paternal grandfather, Henry “Bill” Steinhausser of Marengo, Ohio; two brothers, Joseph Woodruff of Columbus, Ohio, and Nicholas Woodruff of Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Kitty Brewer of Cardington, Ohio; five grandchildren, Samuel Davis, Nevaeh Simpson, Katherine Christian, Leslie Johnson, and Gabriel Johnson; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Panther Creek Christian Church with Brother Cody McDaniel officiating. Cremation services are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

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