Denis J. Woody, 72, of Machesney Park, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021. He was born on December 25, 1948 in Colby Kansas to Roe and Leta (Heflin) Woody. Denny was employed at Chrysler for 3 years before joining the Rockford Police Department where he served over 30 years as a police officer.
Survivors include his son, Shane (Tera); grandchildren, Ian, Sommer and Cheyenne; mother, Leta; siblings, David, Donald (Gail), Dana (Charles) Peters, Damon "Ray" (Rhonda), Daryl, Delana; aunt, Gayona Ramsey; uncle, Lanny Heflin; 14 nieces and nephews, 17 great nieces and nephews and 6 great-great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son, Troy; father, Roe; brother, Dallas; sister-in-law, Tina; nephew, Christopher and cousins, C.E. and Mike Crowe.
Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Rd., Loves Park, IL 61111 with visitation from 5:00 p.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Carrie Lynn Children's Center. To view the memorial service on our YouTube channel please click the link below.
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Carrie Lynn Children's Center
826 N. Main St., Rockford IL 61103