Michael Gary Woods, Ph.D. was born on February 24, 1950 in Cincinnati, OH to Ruby and Joe Woods. He departed this life on Friday, May 12, 2017 at home due to Leukemia. He graduated from Amelia High School and continued on to the Air Force then to Xavier University and received his Bachelor's degree. He attended Pepperdine University in California and earned his Master of Business Administration. Attended Argosy University and earned his Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Human Resource Management. Later, he graduated from Capella University obtaining his Ph.D in Organization and Management specializing in Leadership. He worked in the restaurant business for several years before he worked in the education field as a business professor. He was married to Yolanda Harb on December 19, 1993. In 2002, Amanda Renee was born followed by Michael Gavin in 2003. He was an amazing husband and father that would do anything for his family. He is survived by his wife, Yolanda, his children, Amanda and Michael, 2 sisters and 1 brother, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
Monday, May 22nd, 2017 10:00am, Regency Mortuary
NATIONAL MEMORIAL CEMETERY OF ARIZONA