Wayman G. (Woody) Woodard, 87

MUNCIE, INDIANA - Wayman G. (Woody) Woodard, 87, began his journey in life after death on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the AMG Specialty Hospital located at the Indiana University Ball Memorial Hospital following an brief illness.

Wayman was born to the late Carl and Dollie (Miller) Woodard on April 30, 1927, in Dunkirk, Indiana.  He attended Dunkirk Schools and graduated from the Jay County School Corporation.
Wayman served his country in the U.S. Army as a Private First Class with Company “C” of the 53rd Infantry Rifle Battalion during World War II.  After his discharge he worked and retired from the Borg Warner Corporation for 30 years as a machine operator.  He then formed Woodard Sales and Service in 1978 which he owned and still operated.  Wayman loved to travel and take care of his garden, and enjoyed meeting new people.

He and Louise (Davis) Woodard were married on May 20, 1967, at the Madison St. United Methodist Church in Muncie, by the Rev. Earl Sharp.  They were active members, serving The Lord in many facets such as singing in the choir, Builders Sunday School Class, serving on the various committees and promoting many youth activities.  He was also a lifetime member of the Yorktown American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Woodard, of 47 years, two children, Peggy Anderson and Bruce Woodard (wife-Judy), both of Muncie; two grandchildren, Jason and Megan; eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Don, Charles and Carl Jr.; one grandson, Brent Woodard.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 10, 2014, 1:00 P.M. at the Parson Mortuary with Pastor Stephen Holdzkom officiating.  Burial will follow at the Elm Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Wednesday, July 9, from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and again on Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 12:00 P.M. until service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Madison St. United Methodist Church, 1400 S. Madison Street, Muncie, IN 47302.

Online condolences may be made to the family in care of www.parsonmortuary.com.