He was born Aug. 2, 1951, in Wasco, Calif., son of Johnie and Eula Mae Woolly. He and Sharon Williams were married Dec. 17, 1976. She survives.
Woolly served in the U.S. Navy from 1970 to 1973. During that time he served on the USS Schenectady. Woolly received the National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Star.
Survivors include three sons, Dusty Marsh, Johnie Woolly II, both of Cape Girardeau, Lonnie Ray Woolly II of Wisconsin; two brothers, Bill Woolly of Wasco, Vernon Woolly of Tishomingo, Okla.; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., with full military honors.
McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.