Mr. James Akers Woods, age 76, of Mount Airy, NC passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born in Patrick County, VA, January 31, 1947, the son of the late Jesse and Glassie Wright Woods. Mr. Woods loved woodworking and gardening and was retired from Pike Electric. He is survived by his wife, Iva Culler Woods; stepdaughter and husband, Shelley and Robert Jackson; step son and wife, Barron and June King; step granddaughter, Jade Johnson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers. No services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 1427 Edgewood Drive, Mount Airy, NC 27030 or a charity of the donor’s choice. Moody Funeral Services of Mount Airy is serving the Woods family.