James Woodard

Find a grave memorial page

Daily Press
January 5, 1989

JAMES F. WOODARD SR.

HAMPTON – James Francis Woodard Sr., 74, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital.

A native of Conway, N.C., he had been a resident of the Peninsula for 46 years.

He retired as freezer operator with Swift’s Ice Cream Company in 1976 after more than 30 years.

Survivors include his wife, Audrey Woodard; a daughter, Lou Ellen King of Chesapeake; two sons, James F. Woodard Jr. of Hampton, and Kenneth R. Woodard of Newport News; two sisters, Mannie Blanton of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., and Nellie Bridges of Conway; three brothers, Roger Woodard of Conway, David Woodard of Jackson, N.C., and Jerry Jerney Woodard of Milwaukee, N.C.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are incomplete.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.

——————————————–

Daily Press
January 6, 1989

JAMES F. WOODARD SR.

HAMPTON – James Francis Woodard Sr., 74, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital.

A native of Conway, N.C., he had been a resident of the Peninsula for 46 years.

He retired as a freezer operator from Swift’s Ice Cream Company in 1976 after more than 30 years.

Survivors include his wife, Audrey Woodard; a daughter, Lou Ellen King of Chesapeake; two sons, James F. Woodard Jr. of Hampton, and Kenneth R. Woodard of Newport News; two sisters, Mannie Blanton of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., and Nellie Bridges of Conway; three brothers, Roger Woodard of Conway, David Woodard of Jackson, N.C., and Jerry Jerney Woodard of Milwaukee, N.C.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Joyce Johnson. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.