Lufkin billiards champ to turn 103 Saturday

Lufkin billiards champ to turn 103 Saturday

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Early birthday wishes are in order for the local billiards champion, John Woodside. He is turning 103.

He said that even at this age, he loves playing games, and watching them, of course.

In just a few short hours, Woodside will wake up to celebrate being 103. He says that for him, it’s just another day.

“For me it’s just another day, but for the people that are around and my family, it’s a milestone,” Woodside said.

Woodside said he’ll celebrate his birthday at Pinecrest Retirement Community in Lufkin on Saturday.

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