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Eric Andrew Woods

May 1, 1997 — March 31, 2023

Kingsport, TN


Eric Andrew Woods – Kingsport, TN

Eric Andrew Woods, 25, Kingsport, TN passed away, Friday, March 31, 2023, in Kingsport, TN.

Eric was born in Sullivan County, TN on May 1, 1997, and was the son of Jamey Elbert Woods and Melanie Dawn Houseright.

His maternal grandparents, William, and Sharlie (Free) Houseright, and his paternal grandfather, Elbert A.Woods preceded him in death.

Eric is survived by his mother, Melanie Houseright, father, Jamey Woods, son, Cooper Drew Woods, brothers, Dylan Lee Tankersley and wife, Hope, Owen Woods, sister, Kyndall Woods, paternal grandmother, Debra Ann Woods, niece, Ava, nephews, Blake and Brantley, aunts, Sheila Bise and husband, Randy, and Amy Smith and husband, Kevin, along with several cousins.

Graveside services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, April 8, 2023, at the M.C. Free Cemetery, Duffield, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to Gate City Funeral Home.

An online guest register is available for the Houseright and Woods family at

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Eric Andrew Woods.

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