Paul Douglas Woodham, 76 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 at his residence surrounded by loved ones. Paul was born March 30, 1937 in Bonifay to Esker and Nellie (Donaldson) Woodham. A lifelong resident of the panhandle, he served in the United States Navy
and was a member of the Masonic lodge. He retired from the Highway Patrol Auxiliary, and also worked locally in the funeral service industry for over 25 years. He enjoyed spending his free time on Holmes creek fishing, and was a member of Blue Lake Baptist Church in Chipley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Esker and Nellie Woodham; two brothers, Thomas Woodham and Judson Felder; four sisters, Joann Woodham Swartz, LaRue Woodham, Kay Woodham Hicks and Norma Jean Felder.
He is survived by his loving wife, Betty (McCullough) Woodham of Chipley; son, Tony Woodham (Kathy) of Geneva, Ala.; daughter, Cindi Granberry (Ricky) of Chipley; step children, Jason Blount (Leslie) of Dothan, Ala., and Tami Darley (Ben) of Ozark, Ala.; brother, Hamp Felder (Carmelita) of Chipley; sister, Mary Dorholt (Denny) of Grand Rapids, Min.; 16 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at Blue Lake Baptist Church in Chipley with the Rev. Troy Lee Walsingham and the Rev. John Grebeta officiating. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at Blue Lake Baptist Church. Interment followed in Blue Lake cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley is directing.