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Raymond Woodard

Raymond Eugene Woodard, 72, of Union City died 1:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Union City Manor Nursing Home.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother David Sauer and Brother Tommy Jowers officiated. Burial followed in East View Cemetery.
Visitation was held 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Billy Park Threlkeld, James Threlkeld, Norman McDaniel, Greg Bransford, Danny Isbell and James Green. Honorary pallbearers were Sons of Confederate Veterans, Phil Green, Jerry Griffin, Ronnie Southerland and James Davis.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made to Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 1422 Pleasant Valley Ave., Union City, TN 38261 or to the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Mr. Woodard was born Aug. 23, 1942, in Obion County, son of the late Raymond Edgar Woodard and Martha Lynn (Logan) Woodard of Union City. He married Shirley Ann (McClard) Woodard on Sept. 15, 1963. She survives.
Mr. Woodard had been employed at the former Brown Shoe Company in Union City for 30 years. He was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
He is also survived by one son, Brock Woodard of Nashville; two grandchildren, Crystal Cooper and Kelsey Woodard of Troy; and two great-grandchildren, Marcus Wade V and Avery Cooper of Troy.
He was preceded in death by one son, Kevin Woodard.
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