Farmington – O. Fred “Babe” Woods, 72, of Farmington, IL passed away at 11:43 PM Monday, May 4, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
He was born February 7, 1943 in Canton to Donald and Peggy (Riccioni) Woods.
He married Linda DeCoste.
Surviving are his mother, Peggy Van Fossen of Farmington; uncle, Dean E. Riccioni of Claremont, CA; and several cousins.
His father preceded him in death.
Babe worked for International Harvester in Canton and transferred to the Indiana plant until his retirement in 1996.
He was an avid hunter and also loved hill climbing on motorcycles.
He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson and was a member of the Harley Owners Group. He was also a member of the Farmington Moose Lodge #1571 and National Rifle Association
Visitation will be held from 12:45 to 1:45 PM Saturday, May 9th at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington followed by a 2:00 PM Graveside Services at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Rev. Bob DeBolt will officiate.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com