LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Funeral services with military honors will be held Sunday for a Lufkin Marine killed in an automobile wreck.
According to the Carroway Funeral Home, Bradley Ross Woods, 18 of Lufkin, died Thursday, May 11 in Virginia Beach, Virginia due to injuries sustained in an automobile wreck.
Woods was born on July 20, 1998, Pensacola, Florida. Woods resided in Lufkin for five years and graduated with the Class of 2016 from Lufkin High School. He was also currently serving in the United States Marine Corps.
Brian Crews, a teacher from Lufkin High School said Woods "was great a student at Lufkin High School. He had a very good personality and very good role model to other students. He had high expectations for himself and was well on his way for a career in the military. His death is a great loss in the community and for our country."
Crews added that Woods was well liked in school.
"He was one of those kids you can't help but like, " Crews said. "You wanted him to be around because he was a high-spirited kid."
Survivors include his parents, Jeff and Dixie Hobbs of Lufkin, and Eric Woods of Pensacola, Florida; brothers, Specialists Zachary Woods and wife Brittany of Killeen, Jaxson Hobbs of Lufkin, and Hunter Hobbs of Austin; sisters, Kamryn Hobbs of Lufkin and Karsyn DuPree and husband Collin of Nashville, Tennessee; grandparents, Kay and Terry Aycock of Tyler, Kaye Liles of Tyler, Gordon and Daynah Hobbs of Sugar Land, and Bud and Thresa Harris of Tyler; great-grandfather, John Yancy; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.
[endif] Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday evening at the Carroway Funeral Home located at 2704 S. John Redditt Dr. in Lufkin.
Memories and condolences may be added, and live webcasting of the services may be viewed at www.carrowayfuneralhome.com.