Woodrow Albert Hooks, Jr. age 72, of Claremont, died peacefully surrounded by his wife and three children on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Carolina Caring in Sherrills Ford. Born on November 4, 1950, in Iredell County, he was the son of the late Woodrow Albert Hooks, Sr. and Margaret Elizabeth Stewart Hooks.
Mr. Hooks worked at Framewright, Inc. in Conover for 35 years. He was “big” on family, cherishing and spending every minute he could with them.
In addition to his parents, Woodrow and Margaret Hooks, Sr., he was preceded in death by his sisters, Rebecca Susan Hooks, Patsy Montaigne, and Gail Stewart; and his brother, Samuel Lee Hooks. Left to cherish his memory include his wife of 50 years, Judy “Kaye” Hooks; daughters, Lisa Setzer and her husband, Jonathan, and Anita Slate and her husband, Steve; son, Woody Hooks, III and his wife, Mary; eight grandchildren; and his sisters, Gloria Huffman and her husband, Danny, and Judy Tallant.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 16, 2023, at TrueVine Worship Center with Pastor Josh Bunton officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 1:00 pm at the church.
Burial will follow the services at New Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery in Statesville. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Nicholson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family of Woodrow Albert Hooks, Jr.