James Arthur Woods, 71, of Huntington, Arkansas died Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Fort Smith. James was born September 30, 1946 in Abbott, Arkansas. He was a retired MSgt. in the Air National Guard. He served 4 years in the Air Force and 30 years in the 188th Tactical Fighter Wing.

Funeral service was at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 27 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Witcherville and interment with military honors at the US National Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.

He was preceded in death by his parents Cecil and Tracy Woods, and one sister Carol Gilbreath. He is survived by his wife Carol; two sons, Bryan Woods and Don Edwards; two daughters, Stephanie Edwards Elmore and Charla Mays; one sister, Carmen Nelson; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Bro. Gary Martin of Fellowship officiated. Pallbearers were Seth Mays, Lane Mays, Brandon Edwards, Jacob Edwards, Phillip Gilbreath and Tim Bair.