Ralph Woodring

November 19, 1937 - April 22, 2012
Ralph Woodring

R. Douglas Woodring passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 22, 2012 in Wilmington, NC.

He was born in Cliffside, NC on November 19, 1937 to Edna Bradley Woodring and Howard Woodring.

Doug spent most of his childhood in Gastonia, NC graduating from Ashley HS. He was a tire store manager for over 30 years, in Lincolnton, Cary and Smithfield.

He is survived by a son, Vic Woodring of Pittsburgh, PA, and a daughter Jill Woodring Caldwell and husband Bret, of Wilmington, and two grandchildren Luke and Kenan Caldwell.

A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, May
19, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • April 24, 2012
    Sharon York says:
    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mr. Doug. I was so blessed and honored to have known him. A great man whom I will never forget.

  • April 30, 2012
    William says:
    I met Doug at the Woods at Holly Tree and we shared experiences at the Davita Dialysis Center in Wilmington. He was a very friendly guy and we rode together a few times back and forth to our dialysis appointments. I nice gentleman and he will be missed.

  • April 25, 2012
    Loyd Ayers says:
    R.I.P. Old Friend of many years ago,, had lost track of Doug. Always remember his friendship