Grief Support. Elwood “Woody” Hole. Send Flowers. Share Elwood’s life story with friends and family. He graduated from Greenville High School in In he joined the U. Navy and served with the Third-Division Marines as a medical corpsman, earning various medals of distinction, including a Purple Heart after sustaining an injury in combat during the Vietnam War. He managed the Meijer gas station for ten years and then worked for Tower Automotive and Lake Design. On August 1, , Woody married Paula Everett.