OBITUARY

Robert L Woodard

June 9, 1937August 4, 2018

Celebration of Life

Aaren and Hazel Woodard gave birth to a beautiful baby boy and name him Robert (Bob) Woodard. Bob was born on June 9th, 1937, in York, Nebraska. Bob move to Arizona as a young child, and found his passion in the trucking business.

In 1957 he began living his dream as a trucker. He was employed by C W Keith and Merchants Fleet Lines. While working his dream job, he felt he needed to do more and begin to search. That is when he found his passion with helping other and making an impact in other life. After accepting Christ in his life he was actively assisting the church as a Deacon beginning at Central Heights Baptist Church and later moved to serve at the Champion for Christ Ministries under the pastoral ship of Apostle Charlie and Renay Edmond, whom he loved dearly and they love him to, until God called him home.

He was a dedicated worker who taught his children, grandchild and everyone around him to work hard, to be kind and to love unconditionally. His humor, selflessness, love and kindness will forever live on throughout his entire family.

Some of the best memories is his compassion with other, his amazing Holiday meals especially that good ol’ham and glaze sauce with extra pineapples, taking his children and grandchildren to Fair lanes bowling alley on Saturday nights, and working at Gold Rust and Hanger with his janitorial business called B&H. He had the biggest heart when it came to his wife and family, he was always there for them, a person who has always been open to listen when ever is needed and his shoulder to cry on.

He is survived by his wife for 30 years Helen Woodard, two daughters, Joyce Woodard and Barbara Thomas (Jimmy Scroggins), 2 sons Glenn Woodard (Cheryl) and James Thomas Jr (Nikki), 24 grandchildren, including his 2 grandson Aaron and Nathan Woodard from Iowa, over 60 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren Xya (Brianna) and Nevaeh ( Jasmyn). He is also survived by one sister in law Mary Fuller and one brother in law Billy Stewart. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends including his long time best friends Leon Loupee (Doris) and Patricia Gray.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents Aaren and Hazel Woodard, his brother William, and sister Beverly Woodard.

Services

18 August

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Greenwood/Memory Lawn Mortuary

719 North 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85009

18 August

Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Greenwood/Memory Lawn Mortuary

719 North 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85009

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Robert L Woodard

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Biography

Celebration of Life

Aaren and Hazel Woodard gave birth to a beautiful baby boy and name him Robert (Bob) Woodard. Bob was born on June 9th, 1937, in York, Nebraska. Bob move to Arizona as a young child, and found his passion in the trucking business.

In 1957 he began living his dream as a trucker. He was employed by C W Keith and Merchants Fleet Lines. While working his dream job, he felt he needed to do more and begin to search. That is when he found his passion with helping other and making an impact in other life. After accepting Christ in his life he was actively assisting the church as a Deacon beginning at Central Heights Baptist Church and later moved to serve at the Champion for Christ Ministries under the pastoral ship of Apostle Charlie and Renay Edmond, whom he loved dearly and they love him to, until God called him home.

He was a dedicated worker who taught his children, grandchild and everyone around him to work hard, to be kind and to love unconditionally. His humor, selflessness, love and kindness will forever live on throughout his entire family.

Some of the best memories is his compassion with other, his amazing Holiday meals especially that good ol’ham and glaze sauce with extra pineapples, taking his children and grandchildren to Fair lanes bowling alley on Saturday nights, and working at Gold Rust and Hanger with his janitorial business called B&H. He had the biggest heart when it came to his wife and family, he was always there for them, a person who has always been open to listen when ever is needed and his shoulder to cry on.

He is survived by his wife for 30 years Helen Woodard, two daughters, Joyce Woodard and Barbara Thomas (Jimmy Scroggins), 2 sons Glenn Woodard (Cheryl) and James Thomas Jr (Nikki), 24 grandchildren, including his 2 grandson Aaron and Nathan Woodard from Iowa, over 60 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren Xya (Brianna) and Nevaeh ( Jasmyn). He is also survived by one sister in law Mary Fuller and one brother in law Billy Stewart. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends including his long time best friends Leon Loupee (Doris) and Patricia Gray.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents Aaren and Hazel Woodard, his brother William, and sister Beverly Woodard.