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“Uncle Howard was one of a kind. He loved to pull jokes on you, and he did have a good sense of humor. Loved him and always thought of him as that...Read More »
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“Sorry for your loss. Howard was a good man and friend. ”
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“Howard was more than a cousin. He was a mentor and friend especially in my earlier years. I will miss him. God bless all the family and God bless...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Buddy Musgrove

“Mrs. Sylvia, Linda, Michael, Dale, Gary, Terry and entire family...know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers during the loss of your husband,...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: LORRIE LOVELL

Mr. Howard Penland Woodard, 88, passed away Monday (August 7, 2017) at Hospice House Satilla in Waycross after an extended illness. He was born May 21, 1929 in Waycross to the late Ira W. and Pearl Z. Musgrove Woodard. He was employed by Ware Electric for many years and later became the owner of the company. Howard served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed going to the mountains, fishing and running his dogs. Howard was a loving husband, daddy and papa. In addition to his parents, preceding him in death was a grandson, Wes Woodard; two brothers, James Lenon Woodard and Ira W Woodard; and a sister, Dorothy Crosby. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Sylvia Cook Woodard; one daughter, Linda James (John) Blackshear; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Michael Woodard (Karen), Dale Woodard (Reba), Gary Woodard and Terry Woodard all of Waycross; five grandchildren, Amy Tompkins (Mitch), Lauren Thornton (Lance) both of Blackshear, Carrie Woodard, Riley Woodard and Kasey Woodard all of Waycross; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Donna Turner and Marguerite Thomas of Waycross; special extended family members, Vandy and Ruby Musgrove, and children, Dorothey, Trisha, Bud, Raymond, Ronnie, Shirley and Jerry; special friend, C. H. Simpson; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday (August 10, 2017) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10 until 11 a.m. Thursday at the Music Funeral Home, or friends may visit anytime at their residence. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice House Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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