Gene M. Woods
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Gene Michal Woods, “Woody”, passed away at home at the age of 65 on Sunday, May 26, 2019. He was a third generation Zelzah Shriner, highly dedicated to the Clown unit, serving as Director of the Clowns, & received the “Clown of the Year” award multiple times. He was brother of the IBEW local 357. He enjoyed making beautiful furniture & trinkets out of wood, enjoyed spending time in his jacuzzi, planning his next project, watching over his cactus garden, & rebuilding his trike. A graduate of Las Vegas High School 1972. He enjoyed all outdoor activities including skiing at Lake Mead, swimming in any open body of water, & racing his jeep with the Las Vegas Jeep Club at Dumont Sand Dunes. A friend to everyone, ever quick with a joke & living to make everyone laugh, he was a drop everything kinda guy for anyone in need & always put his family above everything else. He is preceded in death by his mother & father & is survived by his wife, Bobbie Jo, his daughter Sara Gauldin (Son-in-Law Timothy) son Patrick, brothers Jimmy, Dale, Robert, & beloved cousin Connie, & many friends. He leaves behind a legacy of love, happiness, & dedication. “What, me worry? No way. Everything is just wonderful.”

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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Jun. 4, 2019.
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August 4, 2019
My Fabulous- Shriner's Clown Woody

You brightened my life and days as you did The Late Noble Mike Wyas.

When I needed a clown you never
refused and looked out for Bev too.

Many blessings to your beautiful wife, I enjoyed The Shriner's Hawaiian Luau
With you both.

You were a golfer - hit em straight
In heaven. Bev Wyas
Bev Wyas
June 23, 2019
I am saddened to hear about Gene. He was a good man. I remember back in our younger days when we all would get together and party. There was Gene, Kevin, JoBob, Lynn, Pam and many more good friends. I always enjoyed running into Gene at the Parades. He was one of a kind in a great way... I know this is a very difficult time for his family, may God Bless you and be by your side.
Sue (Reber) Saxon
June 21, 2019
Shocked to hear this . We loved Gene he was a great guy and always happy. Prayers being sent to his family. RIP Bud❤
Lisa & Danny Robinson
June 13, 2019
Just heard about my Best Friend, and working Buddy, sure going to miss you! Times go by so fast, was looking forward to seeing you in the Damberee Parade, July 4th & having a Beer or two. Bobbie, Sarah & Patrick, I will pray for him at church. Michele & Roger Sheehy
roger sheehy
June 6, 2019
You will be greatly missed. An awesome person, a great friend to our family. Lots of good memories. We love you Woody!
The Work Family
June 6, 2019
So going to miss Noble Woody's warmth and good nature at the Zelzah Shrine. He could make a bad day great!! Our condolences to the family.

Brother Woody, farewell only until we meet again in God's Eternal Garden.
Brian Green
June 4, 2019
Gene was my first real boyfriend in high school and I have many fond memories of him. Sadly, we lost touch when I left Las Vegas in 1979. It looks like he had a wonderful life and loving family which makes me very happy. Sorry he left our world at such a young age. My condolences to his family.
Donna Breach-Barnes
June 4, 2019
With deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Gene M. Woods. May "the love of God" and heartwarming memories of your dearly loved family member and friend give you comfort beyond measure. (1 John 4:9)
June 4, 2019
To the family, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your love one.
May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during this challenging time. Isaiah 61:1,2
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