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Eugene "Mr. Bigg" Woods, Jr. departed this life on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the age of 90. He was the loving husband of the late
Doralstine Woods; son of the late Eugene and Margaret Woods; adored father of Glenda (Charles) Mitchell, Joyce (Albert) Williams, Curtis, Sterling and Travia Woods, the late Eugene III, Kerry Woods and
George Clark; brother of the late Emma Webster, Catherine Higgens, Hazel Miles, Leola Goodmen, Elvie Brumfield, Claretha Mitchell, Curtis and Percy Woods; brother-in-law of Julius Young, Fellonease Woods, Barbara Gardens, Genevia Gabriel, Ester Young and Shirley Woods.

Eugene worked for D & L Tile and Terrazzo Company until he retired in the 1970s. He loved sitting on his front porch entertaining family, friends and neighbors. He also had a passion for watching westerns. He was good provider for his family, positive role model and was always their whenever they needed him.

He is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, a devoted companion, Ms. Christeen Meade, devoted and loving niece, Aneice Norman, one godchild, Eddie Christmas and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Special thanks to Dr. Anthony Lama, Passages Hospice & Sanctuary and Touro ICU Six Floor Nurses.

Relatives, friends of the family, Pastors, officers and members of Israel Baptist Church, Providence Baptist Church, New Millennium Community Church and the First African Baptist Church are invited to attend a celebration of life honoring Mr. Eugene Woods,Jr. at Guiding Light Baptist Church, 2012 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA on
Friday, October 5, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation begins at 8:00 a.m.
Interment: Holly Garden Cemetery, North Holly Street, Hammond, LA.

Arrangements by D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA. Please visit to sign the online book.