Theodore A. Woodruff was born November 8, 1928 in Nashville, TN to the late Clarence and Mollie Woodruff. He confesses his faith to Christ at an early age and became a member of Gordon Memorial.
Theodore attended Nashville Davidson County Schools. Later he was drafted into the Army. In 1956 he became a mason.
He was married to the late Alice B. Vaughter. Within the Union they has a daughter Beverly (Henry) Deaderick, grandsons; Jordan and Jason Deaderick, sister-in-laws; Doris Holmes and Nicy Woodruff, brothers-in-laws; George and Tom Vaughter, Lewis Dixon, numerous nieces and nephews.