In memory of
Ricky Woodruff Ricky "Choo Choo" Woodruff, 58, of Van Buren, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 in Fort Smith. He was born March 4, 1962 in Marianna. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a truck driver for OK Foods. He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Woodruff, Sr. He is survived by a son, Chad Woodruff and wife Faith of Van Buren; his mother, Jean Woodruff of Van Buren; a sister, Theresa Gasparotto of Van Buren; two brothers, Henry Woodruff of Fort Smith, and Carl Woodruff of Iowa; three grandchildren, Adilene Brigance, Remi Woodruff, and River Woodruff; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at the Fort Smith National Cemetery, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren. Pallbearers will be Zack Gasparotto, Jeremy Gasparotto, Aaron Ruckman, Charles Harris, Dustin Ponder, and Eric Hoegh. Viewing will be from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren. To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com .
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