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Bryce Ray Woodrow, who was born, raised and lived in Norman for 67 years - other than the years he spent in the Army - died unexpectedly in Norman in his sleep.
Bryce was born June 27, 1950 to Wilmer F. Woodrow and Helen Driskill Woodrow (Armstrong), both deceased. He attended Wilson Elementary School, Central Junior High and was a 1968 graduate of Norman High. After high school, along with many of his buddies, Bryce joined the Army and was sent to Viet Nam. He served as a paratrooper assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Platoon, 173rd Army Airborne Brigade 1969-1970. He was seriously wounded in combat during the war. After his honorable discharge, Bryce returned to Norman.
Bryce was a principal in a Dallas-based advertising agency and ran their Norman offices for more than 25 years. He was an avid OU football fan, a regular at Downtown Fitness and a beloved face around town. He leaves behind many, many friends and family.
Bryce is survived by his wife, Elisabeth, of the home, daughter Dawn Duffey, son-in-law Jesse Duffey and grand-daughter Ellie Duffey of Norman; his sisters and brother-in-laws Vickie and Jim DeMik of Norman and Jami and Sam Fullerton of Tulsa; nieces Juli Patterson Stiffler Anna DeMik Little, Helen Fullerton and nephew Dr. Travis DeMik. Bryce was preceded in death by his sister Willa Woodrow Patterson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces.
A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 2, 2017 at Primrose Funeral Service with Reverend Harry Smith officiating.
Published on September 28, 2017
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