Woodrow retired from Means Lumber Co. and was a carpenter by trade. He was a member of Local Carpenters Union # 1911 and was honorably discharged from the National Guard. He enjoyed working with his hands and making woodworking projects. He had a very unique ministry of making canes in the last few years. He enjoyed picking on people and drawing watches on his grandchildren. But most of all he was a role model for his family and friends. He was a very active member of the Blue Jay United Methodist Church where he served as Sunday School Superintendent. He attended Golden Oldies at Beaver United Methodist Church and Sams at Daniels Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of the Methodist Men and president of the Administration Council. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years Garnet in 2000, two brothers; Clovis and Raymond Canterbury, a sister, Rosemary Underwood, daughter-in-law Nila Gay Canterbury; son-in-law, Bruce Taylor and by a brother-in-law, Bill Crook.