Robert Lecil Woodruff JR

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September 7, 1943 ~ February 17, 2022

Born in: Marlow, OK
Resided in: Arlington, TX

Robert Lecil Woodruff, Jr, was born in Marlow, OK, on September 27, 1943, to Robert Lecil Woodruff, Sr, and Flora Mae Ogletree Farmer Woodruff.  Robert married Ann Klepper on October 2, 1966.  They were married for 55 years.

Robert served honorably in the US Army during the Vietnam war. He entered the army October 27, 1966, completing basic and AIT training at Fort Carson, CO. He later completed Officer candidate school and was commissioned as a lieutenant at Fort Benning, GA, on November 22, 1967.  He served at Fort Knox, KY, and in Vietnam before being honorably discharged on September 2, 1969. He returned home to complete his bachelor of business administration at the University of North Texas. He worked for Ford motor credit corporation upon graduation before joining the U.S. Postal Service.  His last assignment was in transportation management at the Dallas District office of the US PS. He retired December 31, 2003.

Robert is survived by his wife, Ann; two daughters, Robin Woodruff Bryant and Korel Woodruff; son-in-law, Joe Bryant; two granddaughters, Alyssa Woodruff and Angelina Bryant; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Dolores Woodruff Stephens; and two brothers, Gerald Woodruff and Lawrence Dean Woodruff.

Robert will be laid to rest at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Service

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