Lt. Col William B. Woodward
Lt. Col William B. "Woody" Woodward age 89, died at his residence Friday April 25, 2014. "Woody" was born November 20, 1924 the son of the late Jesse Edward and Frances Moore Woodward. He was a member of Kingston Presbyterian church, and a member of American Legion Horry Post 111. He was a former member and past President of the Conway Kiwanis Club. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening and woodworking. "Woody" flew fighters with the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. He flew fighters in the Korean War, bombers with the Strategic Air Command, and ended his career in Viet Nam flying as a Forward Air Controller. In over 20 years with the US Air Force he received many Air Medals, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was pre-deceased by a brother, Jesse E. Woodward Jr.; a sister, Millie Lou des Plantes. He is survived by his wife of 64 years Vivian W. "Woodie" Woodward; a son William B. "Bill" Woodward (Marie) of North Myrtle Beach; a daughter Barbara Jeanne Fisher (Larry) of Conway; two grandchildren, Dr. Kristy Rollins of Columbia, SC, and Laurie Rollins of Conway; a great granddaughter, Olivia Fowler and a number of nieces and nephewsMemorial Services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday April, 29 at Kingston Presbyterian Church, inurnment and full military honors will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the services at the graveside. Rev. Rhett Talbert and Rev. Kyle Randle Officiating. Memorials may be sent to Kingston Presbyterian Church, 800 3rd Avenue Conway, SC 29526: and American Legion Post 111 baseball team, PO box 1815 Conway SC 29528.Goldfinch Funeral Home Conway Chapel is in charge of arrangements.Sign the guestbook and read complete obituary at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Sun News on Apr. 27, 2014