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Dickson "Woody/Mike" Woodward
1945 - 2021
BORN
1945
DIED
2021
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6360 Broadway Ave
Merrillville, IN

Dickson "Woody/Mike" Woodward

August 2, 1945 - November 24, 2021

Dickson "Woody/Mike" Woodward, age 76, of Hebron, IN, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

Dickson is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jackie Woodward (nee Durbin); three sons: Matthew "Chuck" Woodward, Ryan Woodward and Michael Woodward; six grandchildren: Blake, Luke and Cade Woodward, McKayla, Trynity and Kaytelyn Woodward; two great-grandchildren; brothers: George "Biff" Woodward and Ray Lewis.

Dickson was preceded in death by his parents: Hedley and Sally Lewis.

Dickson graduated from Gary Edison High School in 1964, and he retired from U.S. Steel after 39 years. A self-taught artist, he delighted family and friends with caricatures, Hebron Hawks logos, murals, and landscape paintings. He designed a memorial for U.S. Steel workers and created the company's safety cartoon "Hap Hazard." He coached Hebron Little League and enjoyed watching his sons and grandkids play sports. Woody had a great sense of humor and was a joy to be around. He was a member of Valparaiso Nazarene Church.

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at GEISEN-PRUZIN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES at 6360 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Funeral Services will be at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Geisen-Pruzin Funeral & Cremation Services at 6360 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410. Interment to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, IN.

Visit Dickson's online guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com 219-663-2500.



Published by The Times on Nov. 28, 2021.
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So sorry to hear about Mike's passing. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. John
John Manis
Friend
November 30, 2021
So sorry to hear about your loss. Will always remember all our childhood escapades. . May you be comforted by all your memories. Will never forget growing up on Porter Street and knowing Dickson and his family.
Donald Beddome
Friend
November 29, 2021
In Loving Memory of Woody,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
All our love Mike, Carla & Boys
November 29, 2021
Rest In Peace, "BLAZER!" Sincerely & Fraternally, Anthony G (Tony) Dunn Edison Class of 1968
Anthony G (Tony) Dunn
School
November 28, 2021
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