James Woods

James Woods, 84, of Huntington, IN, and formerly of Walker, MN died April 16, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington.

Mr. Woods graduated from Cambridge High School in 1952 and from Drake University in 1956. He taught school and coached basketball in Leon, Marathon and Dysart, Iowa.  In 1973, they moved to Walker, MN, where he owned and managed Moore’s Lodge, a resort on Leech Lake until retiring in 1991.  He then moved to Cherokee Village in Arkansas and in 2001 moved to Huntington.  

He was born May 9, 1934, in Cambridge, IA, to James O. and Dora Burkey Woods.  

He is survived by four daughters, Susan Jeffries, of Sonoma, CA; Sheryl Sarff, of Savage, MN; and Laura Woods and Linda Woods, both of Bellingham, WA; and three granddaughters, Sarah Jeffries, Emily Jeffries and Rachel Jeffries.

There will be no viewing and a private service with the family will be planned at a later date.

Condolences and photos may be shared at www.soderstrumadams.com.

McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of local arrangements. Soderstrum Funeral Home in Story City, IA, assisted.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.