Woody Vail, 92, of Bridge City passed away Thursday Aug. 8, at the Meadows. The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Interment, with military honors will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home in Bridge City.
Born in Quitman, LA., on Ja. 27, 1921, Woody was the son of George B. Washington and Fannie Elizabeth (Parker) Vail. He served honorably in the United States Navy during WWII. He was a baker and later became a shrimper.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Doris Vail; daughter, Patricia Goldsmith and his brothers and sisters.
Woody is survived by his children, Warren Vail and wife, Danielle of Oakland, CA, Barbara Vail of Creston, CO, Danny Vail and Robert Vail and wife, Betty both of Bridge City; seven grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.