OBITUARY

Billy Frank Woodward

July 31, 1932November 25, 2018
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Services for Billy Frank Woodward, 86, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00pm, Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at the EMG Chapel located in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park in Lufkin, Texas. Mr. Woodward was born on July 31, 1932 in Manning, Texas, to parents Frank and Gladys (Windsor) Woodward and moved to Port Arthur at an early age. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1951, In 1954, he married Viola Sue Harvey and moved to Lufkin. Billy graduated from Lamar University in 1956 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He worked for Lufkin Industries for 25 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church, and a retired member of Texas Board of Professional Engineers. He was self-employed with Woodward Industries. Billy enjoyed golf, reading, fishing, and spending time with family. He passed away on November 25, 2018 at his residence in Lufkin. Survivors include his wife, Sue Woodward; brother, Jerry Woodward and Carolyn; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Sam McCoy of Lufkin; daughter-in-law, Annette Woodward; grandchildren, Matt and Kristyl Woodward of Lufkin, Samantha McCoy of Lufkin, Tressie McCoy of Oklahoma City, Katherine and J.J. O’Connor of Frisco, and Josef Woodward of Ennis; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Taylor, and Mason Woodward, and Hayes O’Conner; beloved pets, Tinkerbelle and Bo; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Woodward is preceded in death by his son, Howard Woodward; grandson, John Michael Woodward; and great-grandson, Lucas O’Connor. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Faye Hopkins and Heart-to-Heart Hospice. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Survivors include his wife, Sue Woodward; brother, Jerry Woodward and Carolyn; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Sam McCoy of Lufkin; daughter-in-law, Annette Woodward; grandchildren, Matt and Kristyl Woodward of Lufkin, Samantha McCoy of Lufkin, Tressie McCoy of Oklahoma City, Katherine and J.J. O’Connor of Frisco, and Josef Woodward of Ennis; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Taylor, and Mason Woodward, and Hayes O’Conner; sister-in-law Mary Sydney Harvey; beloved pets, Tinkerbelle and Bo; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
    In addition to his parents, Mr. Woodward is preceded in death by his son, Howard Woodward; grandson, John Michael Woodward; and great-grandson, Lucas O’Connor.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 26, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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Billy Frank Woodward

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