Herbert Eugene Woodard

Herbert Eugene Woodard
Herbert Eugene Woodard


Herbert Eugene Woodard, 92 of Seymour passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour. He was born April 10, 1927 in Jackson County, IN to William and Martha Whitson Woodard.

He served in the US Army during World War II. Herb retired from the Seymour Fire Dept. after 20 years as a firefighter. He then worked 15 years for the Seymour City Schools as a maintenance man and owned Woodard’s Washer Dryer Service for 25 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Seymour, a life member of the American Legion, member of the VFW, Eagles and 40+8. He served as Commander of the American Legion Post 89 for 27 years, having the post annex named after him.

Surviving to cherish Herb’s memories are his daughter, Rita D. (Jerry) Davis, step-children, Eugene (Sandy) Sumner, Verna (Richard) Harder, Teresa Shirley and Brenda Clark, grandchildren, Teresa Clark, Lisa Walker, Doug Dixon and Adam Shirley, as well as several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Christine, 6 brothers, 3 sisters and 4 grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Burkholder Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, 419 N. Chestnut Street, Seymour. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Burkholder Chapel with interment and military honors to follow at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.

Contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, Riley Hospital or Schneck Hospice at Burkholder Funeral Chapel.

Please share memories and condolences at www.burkholderfuneralchapel.com.

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