Dwayne Walker Funeral Home
Joshua Delbert Woods was born January 11, 1984, at Fort Knox, Ky., the son of J.L. Woods & Susan Francisco.
He attended Madison Southern High School in Berea, Kentucky, graduating in 2002. He later moved to Fontana, California, and attended Le Cordon Bleu College for Culinary Arts in Pasadena, California. Joshua then moved to Bogalusa, Louisiana, where he started his own food service business called “Woodies,” which he ran with his fiancée, Amanda. He enjoyed cooking, watching the food network and spending time with his children.
Joshua passed from this life the morning of January 17, 2014, at the age of 30.
He is survived by: his fiancée, Amanda Nicole Horn; daughter, Amber Nicole Horn; son, Joshua Andrew Horn; mother, Susan Francisco-Stewart; stepfather, Benjamin Travis Stewart; father, J.L. Woods; stepmother, Christine Harris-Woods; grandparents, Everette & Mary Francisco (deceased); Delbert Woods (deceased) & Mae Woods, Archie & Helen Stewart; siblings, Jeremy Woods (sister-in-law Laura Woods), Haley Frye, Richard & Neenah Harris, Matthew & John Stewart; aunts & uncles, Belinda Turner (deceased) & Ron Turner, Druella & Rick Woods, Melissa & Becky Woods, Mark, Tony & Sean Francisco, Kitty Francisco-Griffin, Jackie Francisco-Barnes, and Jeffrey Grubb. A host of treasured nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.
His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m., Saturday, January 25, 2014, at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home Chapel, Hyden, Ky., with Pastor Merle Caudill officiating. Interment will follow in the Keen-Woods Cemetery of Hyden.
Friends may call for visitation from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, January 24, 2014, at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to J.L. Woods, PO Box 257, Hyden, Ky. 41749.