CARLTON E WOODARD
November 30, 1932 – August 4, 2018
Stillwater and Guilford Carlton E. Woodard, 85, son of Clinton "Cy" A. and Louise A. (Andrews) Woodard went to meet his Lord on August 4, 2018. He was born on November 30, 1932, in Rochester, NY. His family moved to Guilford, ME, in the summer of 1938 when he was five years old. He graduated from PCHS, Class of 1951. He enlisted in the US Air Force on August 24, 1951, and was released from active duty on August 23, 1955, and received his honorable discharge four years later following his eight year obligation. He met his true love in Sept. of 1956 at his brother's wedding, at which he was the best man, and Hilda Pooler, of Moscow, was the maid of honor. They were married on July 4, 1957. He always said with a chuckle "I lost my independence on Independence Day." Upon release from the Air Force he returned to Guilford and was employed at Guilford Industries until he moved his family to Fitzwilliam, NH, during the summer of 1963. In the fall of 1964, they moved to Stillwater, ME, and he went to work at the University of Maine, computer center, retiring 28 and half years later on June 30, 1993. He is survived by two children, Louine Woodard of Stillwater, and Lynn Woodard and his wife, Gwen, of Oakland; his two grandchildren, Yolana Martin and her husband, Shawn of Brewer, and Cameron Woodard of Oakland; his great-grandson, Remington Martin; a brother, Kenton Conroy, and his three sisters, Marilyn and her husband, Alton Leighton, Lorraine Willey, and Paula and her husband, John Philbrick; as well as two sisters-in-law, Viola Woodard and Barbara Woodard; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years Hilda (Pooler) Woodard in 2015; his parents; three of his brothers, Merle "Bud", Dale, and Roger Woodard, and a sister, Loretta McEwen. A graveside service with military honors will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the Union Cemetery in Moscow.