American Veteran 01

Carl S. Woods

September 26, 1948 ~ April 12, 2021 (age 72)


Hastings resident Carl S. Woods, 72, passed away Monday, April 12, 2021, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 16, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Chad Brodrick and Pastor Robert Porter officiating. Burial will be 9 a.m. Monday, April 19, at Omaha National Cemetery in Omaha. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. Thursday with family present 5-7 p.m. and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s Facebook page. The direct link for that page is, the link will not be live until five minutes before service time. For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the visitation and funeral, your cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you.

Carl was born on September 26, 1948, to Elvin & Elah (Rose) Woods and raised in Marietta, OH. He graduated from Marietta High School in 1966. Carl served in the U.S. Air Force for eight years with tours to Vietnam and Thailand. He moved to Hastings in 1969 with the Air Force Detachment 10 where he met Audrey in May of 1969 and they were married on June 3, 1972. To this union, Corey was born in 1976 and Cale was born in 1978.

They moved to Lincoln in 1980 with the Air National Guard where Carl worked full-time for five years. In 1985, he began his career with the Federal Aviation Administration in Columbus, NE. He relocated with the FAA to North Platte, NE in 1996. In 2002, he moved again with the FAA to be the Electronics Maintenance Manager at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, NE; where he retired in May 2016. Carl and Audrey returned to Hastings in October 2019. Carl was a member of North Shore Assembly of God Church. His biggest delight was his five granddaughters.  

Carl was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

    Audrey Woods – Hastings, NE
Sons & Spouse:                     
    Corey Woods
    Cale & Mandy Woods
    Alexis Goebel
    Madalyn Woods
    Alysa Woods
    Brielle Woods
    Brinley Woods
Sisters & Spouse:                  
    Carol Masters
    Sandy & Gale Lang
Brothers & Spouses:              
    Larry & Rosemary Woods
    Gilbert & Cindy Woods
    Deane & Jan Woods
Sisters-in-laws & Spouse:     
    Barbara Brodrick
    Wendy & Rick James
    Bonnelle Pagel
Brothers-in-law & Spouses:  
    Ron & Marcy Porter
    Robert & Norma Porter
    Lowell & Debbie Porter
Many Nieces & Nephews

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Carl S. Woods, please visit our floral store.


April 15, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

April 16, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

April 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Butler Volland Chapel
1225 N Elm Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

April 19, 2021

9:00 AM

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