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Terry Dale Woodward

February 1, 1948 November 13, 2019
Terry  Dale Woodward
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Obituary for Terry Dale Woodward

Terry was born February 1, 1948 in Jacksonville, Illinois the son of Bernard Louis and Charlotte Isabel-Fraley Woodward. He was a graduate of the class of 1966 from Jacksonville High School in Jacksonville, Illinois. Terry furthered his education earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreational and Park Administration from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois.

Terry married Lana Louise Blimling on August 31, 1969 at the First United Methodist Church in Murrayville, Illinois. He was a veteran of the United States Army, reaching the rank of E5 Medical Corpsman and serving as a medic in the Vietnam Conflict. After three years and eight months he received his Honorable Discharge. Terry followed his family trade, as being a union bricklayer, worked as an EMT Intermediate, instructed numerous EMT and CPR classes and eventually retired as a respiratory therapist. Terry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, friend and neighbor.

He greatly enjoyed serving his community and church. Terry was involved with the Altamont Volunteer Fire Department, the American Legion Post #512, Altamont Lions Club, and served as a school board member for the Altamont School District. He was very active member of the First United Methodist Church in Altamont and was known for his love of music and singing, especially at his church.

Terry is survived by his wife Lana Woodward of fifty years. Son: Michael Scott (wife, Renee’) Woodward and Daughter Mandy (husband, Ryan) Eckhardt all of Altamont. 2-Brothers: Dan (wife, Bonnie) Woodward of Arizona and Lyndall (wife, Kathy) Woodward of Effingham. 3-Sisters: Berna Kathryn Bolton of Florida, Barbara (husband, John) Fortado of Texas, and Susan Woodward of Florida. Granddaughter Olivia Ryan Eckhardt,
3-Step-grandchildren: Jake, Jerod and Kyrstie and Step-great grandchildren Jaedyn and Waylon plus many loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother James and his wife Judy Woodward


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Visitation

Sunday

17

Nov

12:00 PM 11/17/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/17/2019 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

308 N 2nd St
Altamont, IL 62411

First United Methodist Church
308 N 2nd St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Sunday

17

Nov

2:00 PM 11/17/2019 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

308 N 2nd St
Altamont, IL 62411

Rev. Paige Campbell and Rev. Dr. James Rhea officiating

First United Methodist Church
308 N 2nd St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

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Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Altamont, IL 62411

. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

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