James R. Woody is a lifelong resident of London, KY, where he  resides with his wife of 41 years.  James is a retired employee       
of the Commonwealth of Kentucky where he served for twenty-nine plus years, twenty-five of those as a surface coal mine inspector.  After retiring, James began working for Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation as a maintenance supervisor.

James has been involved with the arts since high school, and today, he still maintains his passion for performing. For many years, James was involved with the local community theatre, where he preformed in many productions including musicals.  Later on, James sang bass for His Servants, a southern gospel quartet, for ten years throughout Kentucky and Tennessee.

James has always been active as a volunteer in the community where he lives. Throughout his life, he has enjoyed public speaking, directing and performing in church productions, and working with several beauty pagents as a certified pagent judge.

James and his wife Brenda also love riding their Honda Goldwing trike. They enjoy being part of the Faith Riders Motorcycle Ministry while riding and spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Most recently, James has been blessed to work in several films as an extra, and he has done commercial voiceover work for a local recording studio, and VO work for Marriott International.  He has also narrated a companion audiobook for the upcoming faith-based film, "Grace."