Robert W. Woodworth

March 19, 1950April 11, 2021

Robert Warren Woodworth, age 71, of Swansea, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the loving husband of Meryl (Hawkins) Woodworth, with whom he shared almost fifty years of marriage.

Born in Providence, the only child of the late Robert H. and Olga L. (Mathewson) Woodworth, he had lived in Swansea for over forty years.

A graduate of Barrington High School, Class of 1968, he then earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Barrington College in 1972 and was a very skilled trumpet player. Mr. Woodworth was a music teacher at James Madison Morton Middle School in Fall River for several years and he later worked as a car salesman at First Acura in Seekonk for many years before retiring.

He is also survived by two daughters, Rebecca (Woodworth) Mendes and her husband David of Cumberland, Rhode Island and Sarah Woodworth-Johnson and her husband Keith of Somerset, MA and five grandchildren, Nicholas, Hannah, Ryleigh, Piper and Auron.

His funeral and burial will be private.

Memorial contributions in his honor may be made to Swansea Animal Shelter, 68 Stevens Road, Swansea, MA 02777.

Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Birchcrest, Swansea.

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Scott Oatley

April 14, 2021

When I was very young, new and very green in auto industry, Bob was my boss at Majestic Honda.
He was truly a Heart felt, and thoughtful man. I remember him standing up for me when I thought I was going to get fired lol... not sure if that was a favor now!!! 😊
I always had so much gratitude for his backbone and standing up for me. ❤️
Bob also gave me a couple great selling lessons that I use today, in many parts of my life! I wish I would have told him that!
I will miss his outgoing personality , him sweating thru shirts, and his crazy laugh. I loved all of it...
I will miss you my friend,
Bless your family and friends in this time 💕
S. Oatley

Tracee Gebar

April 14, 2021

Bob and my dad Ronnie blowing away down the street during Hurricane! You will be forever loved and truly missed! RIP Good neighbor!