Floyd Wilson Woody was born in Benton, Polk County, Tennessee. Woody was the son of Francis Marion Woody and Lizzie Green. Husband of Lorraine Gard.
He was killed with two other soldiers on 12 April 1944 in a navy bomber take-off crash at the Whidbey island naval air station in Island County, Washington.

 He served with the Navy and is buried at St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, Illinois.

The Berwyn News, 21 April 1944
Double funeral services were held April 19, at St. Leonard’s churd for Frank Gard, 46, 2821 Cuyler avenue, and Floyd Robert Woody, 23, son-in-law of Guard. The services were held as the result of a double tragedy which began Wednesday of the previous week when Woody, in instructor in naval aviation mechanics on the west coast, was killed in the crash of a plane near Anacortes, Wash. Gard’s death was the result of a heart attack, brought on by receipt of the news of his son-in-law’s death. Woody married Lorraine Gard October 18, 1941, and they have been residing in Seattle, Wash. Gard died last Saturday evening. He was a department foreman at the Western Electric company, and is survived by his wife, Mary, and another daughter, Audrey, 14.

  • Rank: Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 November 1919
  • Date of death: 12 April 1944
  • County: Polk
  • Hometown: Charleston, TN
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, Illinois
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Middle Panel
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