James Edward Woodward (1929 - 2012)

James Edward Woodward
1929 - 2012
updated February 06, 2019
James Edward Woodward, father to 4 children, was born on May 9, 1929 in Campti, Louisiana. He was born to William Armond "Willie" Woodward and Vivian (Goodson) Woodward, with siblings Ruby, Betty, Doris, Ellen, Ella, Edna, Ashley, and William. He married Frances Smith, and they gave birth to Charlene Nanette Woodward Boles, Willie Edward Woodward, Henry Tobias "Toby" Woodward, and James John Woodward. James also married Lucille Jennings. He died on June 28, 2012 at LSU Medical Center, Shreveport, Louisiana at age 83.

James Edward was also called "Woody" and "Papa".
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James Edward Woodward
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James
First name
Edward
Middle name
Woodward
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Shreveport, Caddo Parish County, Louisiana United States
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James Woodward was born on in Campti, Natchitoches Parish County, Louisiana United States 71411
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James Woodward died on at LSU Medical Center, in Shreveport, Louisiana United States 71103
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James Woodward was born on in Campti, Natchitoches Parish County, Louisiana United States 71411
James Woodward died on at LSU Medical Center, in Shreveport, Louisiana United States 71103
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Forest Park West Cemetery, in Shreveport, Caddo Parish County, Louisiana United States
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Caucasian

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United States

Religion

Catholic

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Owner of Woodward Coffee

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United States Air Force

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Parents:

May 12, 1900 - Jun 25, 1980

Siblings:

Dec 6, 1924 - Aug 6, 2007
May 27, 1923 - Unknown
Sep 18, 1927 - Apr 3, 2013
Dec 1, 1932 - Unknown
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Apr 3, 1931 - Jun 21, 2005
Nov 16, 1921 - Dec 2, 1999

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Children:

Jun 10, 1956 - Unknown
Dec 4, 1957 - Unknown
Sep 18, 1959 - Unknown
Jun 8, 1952 - Unknown
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James Edward Woodward & Lucille Jennings Woodward

James Edward Woodward

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Jun 27, 1942 - Unknown

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James "Woody" Woodward

SHREVEPORT, LA - Graveside services celebrating the life of James "Woody" Woodward, also known as Papa, will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2012, at Forest Park West Cemetery. Officiating will be Father Joseph Kallookalam.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Funeral Home.

Woody was born May 9, 1929 in Campti, LA and passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, after a brief illness. He was a devout member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. Woody was owner of Woodward Coffee Company where selling coffee to his customers was not his only priority. He was their friend and would do anything for them. Woody once delivered a goat from Campti, LA to Texarkana, AR in his Volkswagon to an anxiously waiting customer. Woody served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force and was in photography in the Berlin Airlift. Woody enjoyed working with the youth and volunteered his time as Treasurer with Sports for Boys. A man of many interests, he will be missed dearly by family and friends.

His parents, Willie and Vivian Woodward, brothers, William and Ashley Woodward, sisters, Mackie Hester and Ruby Salvail, and several nephews preceded James in death. Survivors are his wife, Lucy Jennings Woodward; sons, Willie, Toby, and James John Woodward; daughter, Charlene Boles; stepsons, Tommy, Roy, and Ricky Turner and special stepson, Keith Randolph; stepdaughter, Sandy Miner; grandchildren, Jamie Willett, TJ and Jessica Boles, James, Kadee, and Mykel Woodward, Chris and Crystal Woodward, and Daniel, Angel and Jonathan Woodward; several great grandchildren; Papa Woody to several step grandchildren, and step great grandchildren; siblings, Betty Gay, Marie Woodward, Teny Todd, and Ellen Barr; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Honoring Woody, as pallbearers will be Chester Todd, Tommy Gayer, Barry Woodward, Jeff Salvail, Terry Gordy, Ricky Woodward, Jimmy Barr, Joey Hester, and Keith Randolph.

The family extends their sincere thanks to the NSICU at LSU Health and Science Center for the professional and loving care of Woody. You were his "Angels" on earth.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church or Special Olympics.

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In 1929, in the year that James Edward Woodward was born, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1956, when he was 27 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1966, at the age of 37 years old, James was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1981, at the age of 52 years old, James was alive when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1992, James was 63 years old when on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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