Welcome to the memorial page for

Eldon "Woody" Woodcock

May 12, 1930 ~ January 28, 2016 (age 85)

Rev. Dr. Eldon Woodcock of Wallkill, NY, a retired Professor from Nyack College for 40 years, established author and beloved husband and father died Thursday, January 28, 2016, in Newburg.  He was 85.

The son of the late Virgil and Beulah Griffith Woodcock, he was born May 12, 1930 in Washington, DC.

He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict having attained the rank of Corporal.

He was a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and an ordained Methodist minister.  He was the author of Hell: An Exhaustive Look at a Burning Issue, Proverbs: A Topical Approach and over a hundred periodical articles.

He loved the LORD, his family, the “Phillies,” and Star Trek.

Survivors include his

Wife,         Elizabeth

Son,          Michael Woodcock of Kvinestadl, Norway

Daughter,     Ruth Chanowitz and husband Michael of Wallkill, NY

8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, Ella

Sister,       Mary Ann Scott

Visitation will be Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 4-6 pm. at Goodwill Church, Montgomery, NY

Funeral services will be Thursday, February 4, 2016,  7:00 P.M. at Goodwill Church, Montgomery, NY

Pastor Josh Stewart and Pastor Doug Rhine will officiate.

Burial will be in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, TX.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Creation Museum 2800 Bullittsburg Church Rd., Petersburg, KY 41080,

Arrangements were made by Millspaugh Funeral Directors.

For directions or condolences please visit millspaughfuneralhome.com


 Service Information

February 4, 2016

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Goodwill Presbyterian Church
Route 208
Montgomery, New York 12549

Funeral Service
February 4, 2016

7:00 PM
Goodwill Presbyterian Church
Route 208
Montgomery, New York 12549

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