Mr. Woodford Simpson Quinn, Sr., 95, of Alabaster, AL, husband of Ellene Jordan Quinn, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2021.
Born in Greenville, SC on January 24, 1926, he was a son of the late Dewey and Christine Williams Quinn.
Mr. Quinn was a member of St. James United Methodist Church in Spartanburg, SC.
He was a graduate of Pelzer High School and Clemson University where he earned a degree in textile engineering. Mr. Quinn was a member of the Clemson University baseball team, Block C Club, IPTAY, and the Phi Psi Fraternity. He was a veteran of the United States Navy Air Corp during World War II and retired from Reeves brothers in 1991 after 39 years.
In addition to his wife of 72 years, he is survived by his son, Woody S. Quinn, Jr.; daughter, Linda Quinn Cunningham and her husband Randy; four grandchildren, Woody Quinn, III and his wife Kelley, Courtnie Quinn Lindblad and her husband Adam, Ashley Cunningham Swanger, and Brannen Cunningham and his wife Jennifer; ten great-grandchildren, Parker, Rachel, and Sarah Quinn, Jack, Clayton, Aubrey, and Alice Lindblad, Wiley Swanger, and Quinn and Katie Cunningham.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his two brothers, Winston Andrew Quinn and Dewey William Quinn, Jr.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park, conducted by the Reverend Dr. Gene Lockaby.
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