Ovila 'Woody' Bois - North Smithfield

Ovila 'Woody' Bois - North Smithfield

Ovila "Woody" Bois, age 79, of Palm Bay, Fla., passed away on Jan. 15 at William Childs Hospice in Palm Bay, Fla. Woody was born Aug. 13, 1941, the son of the late Ovila Bois and Rhea Vadnais, in Woonsocket. He lived in North Smithfield, for 62 years before moving to Palm Bay.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Karolyn (Meers), and his son Jason of San Diego, Calif., daughter Cindy of Palm Bay, Fla., and his grandson Adam. He is also survived by his sister Dolores Sables of West Melbourne, Fla., and several nieces and nephew.

He was a graduate if Mt. St. Charles Academy and Johnson and Wales University. He also served in the Air Force during the Vietnam war.