Leon Woods

Leon Woods

January 5th, 1950 - March 28th, 2022
  • Birth Date: January 5th, 1950
  • Date of Passing: March 28th, 2022
  • Funeral Date: April 9th, 2022 11:00 am
  • Location: Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church

Biography: Leon Woods, 72, peacefully passed away Monday, March 28, 2022 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston TX.   A public viewing will be held on Saturday, April 9th at 9:00a.m. until 11:00a.m.  at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 572 CR 42, Sandy Point, followed by the celebration of His life at 11:00a.m.  Interment will be at Knights & Daughters Cemetery, Rosharon, Texas.   Born Leon Woods on January 10, 1950, in Rosharon, Texas, to Lonnie Woods and Mary B. Cooks.  Leon was affectionately known as “Nine Finger Blue”.  He spent his childhood years in the neighborhoods of Rosharon, Texas.   Throughout his life, “Nine Finger Blue” seemed to find a way to make his family and friends laugh and be cheerful. He was a hard worker, a strong figure for our family and a person who provided outstanding efforts.   He had a passion for many things, including being a Rancher with Dick Rogers, and a master    Skillman for horses, and     cattle.  Blue was the key attraction at Rodeos, mainly pulling bulls out of the arena.   For over 40 years he was the Trail Boss for the Southwestern Trail Riders Association, and many others Trail Rides.     He was a highly skilled cowboy.   Family and friends we are proud to have known “Nine Finger Blue” as a father, brother, uncle, and friend.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie Woods, and Mary B. Cooks, his sisters, Mary Lee Woods, and Frankie Lee Cooks; and his brother, Willie Campbell.  His memory and legacy will live on through, his wife Debra Williams, his son, Leon Williams, his grandchildren, Keiv Turner (Desiree), and Kaylin “KayKay” M. Daniels; his great grandson Kaysen Turner, his longtime friends Kathleen C. Gooch and Donald White, his nieces, nephews, other family and friends.    

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