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Eldon Everette Woodward, age 74, of Warsaw, Missouri, formerly of Snyder, Colorado, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.
He was born to Russell Edgar and Lorraine Elizabeth (Gilfry) Woodward on New Year's Day, January 1, 1939, at his home in Snyder, Colorado, by the family physician who was also his uncle.
He grew up in Snyder and graduated from Snyder High School in 1957. He continued his education at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado, graduating in 1962 and then obtained his Master of Divinity degree in 1973 from Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana.
On September 6, 1959, he was united in marriage to Ramona June Kobolt. Eldon worked as an irrigation farmer most his life and later as a local truck driver for 15 years.
He is a member of the Warsaw Bible Church. He is a past member of the Snyder Bible Church and the Hillrose Community Church. He also helped start the Riverview Christian School in Brush, Colorado.
Eldon is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers; Donovan Woodward, Barton E. Woodward and Russell E. Woodward.
He is survived by his wife, Ramona Woodward, of the home; four children, Terry Eldon Woodward, of Durango, Colorado, Connie June McCray, of Warsaw, Earl Eugene Woodward, of Ft. Morgan, Colorado, and Colleen Anne Pierce, of Wellington, Colorado, their families; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren (with one on the way); two brothers John E. Woodward, and his wife Marilyn and Lowell E. Woodward and his wife Phyllis, all of Snyder, Colorado; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services for Eldon E. Woodward will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2013, at the Warsaw Bible Church in Warsaw, Missouri.
A memorial service will also be announced and held at a later date at the Snyder Bible Church in Snyder, Colorado.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rachel McCray for her Guatemalan Mission, Village Ministries International or Riverview Christian School.
Published in Brush News-Tribune on Sept. 18, 2013
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