OBITUARY

Lambert Boyd "Bill" Woolridge

September 15, 1925January 26, 2019
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WOOLRIDGE, Lambert Boyd "Bill", 93, of Richmond, Virginia, passed away on January 26, 2019. He is survived by three children, Joyce, Bill and Richie; three stepchildren, Doug, Bobby and Diane; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Bill was a naval veteran of WWII, participating in the D-Day invasion. An eager patriot, Bill's father had to sign a parental consent form for him to enlist in 1942, as he was only 16 years of age; he was heard to remark later that he served with men younger than he. After his discharge in 1946, Bill began a successful career as an electrician with the IBEW, Local 666, Richmond, Virginia. He was one of the first Commissioners of Tuckahoe Little League.

A memorial gathering will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. on Friday, February 1, at Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., Richmond, Va. 23229.

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  • He is survived by three children, Joyce, Bill and Richie; three stepchildren, Doug, Bobby and Diane; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services

  • Memorial Gathering Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Memorial Gathering Friday, February 1, 2019
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Biography

WOOLRIDGE, Lambert Boyd "Bill", 93, of Richmond, Virginia, passed away on January 26, 2019. He is survived by three children, Joyce, Bill and Richie; three stepchildren, Doug, Bobby and Diane; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Bill was a naval veteran of WWII, participating in the D-Day invasion. An eager patriot, Bill's father had to sign a parental consent form for him to enlist in 1942, as he was only 16 years of age; he was heard to remark later that he served with men younger than he. After his discharge in 1946, Bill began a successful career as an electrician with the IBEW, Local 666, Richmond, Virginia. He was one of the first Commissioners of Tuckahoe Little League.

A memorial gathering will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. on Friday, February 1, at Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., Richmond, Va. 23229.