Maurice Woodward Sr  February 16 1928  June 22 2018

Maurice Woodward Sr February 16 1928 June 22 2018

Obituary for Maurice Woodward, Sr. Maurice Paul Woodward, Sr., age 90 of Sparta, NC passed away Friday, June 22, 2018 at his residence. He was born February 16, 1928 in Burlington County, New Jersey to the late Ridgeway D. Woodward, Sr., and Rebecca DeCou Woodward. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by one brother, Ridgway Woodward, Jr.; three sisters, Maude Wade, Marguerite Webb, and Irene Budd. Maurice was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and brother. A friend to many, he dedicated his life to community service; first in Burlington County, NJ, and following his retirement in Sparta, NC. Some of his numerous contributions included: Mansfield Township Mayor and Committeeman, Mansfield Township School Board President, Burlington County Zoning Board member, Northern Burlington County Sewage Authority President, Bordentown Rotary club International President, NBC High School Booster Club President and Lifetime Achievement Recipient, Grand Master of Columbus and Burlington County Pomono Granges, NJ State Grange Youth Chairmen, and Weblo and 4-H Club leader. Maurice was a supervisor at New Jersey Bell Telephone Company for 39 years and farmed the Woodward family farm for more than 60 years. In his retirement, he took special pride in receiving the 2011 Outstanding Conservation Farm Family of the Year Award for the family’s Idlewod Acres Farm in Sparta, NC. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Dolores Preidel Woodward of the home; two daughters, Kathleen Mizerak and husband Mike of Sparta, Suzanne Simmons and husband John of Blue Grass, VA; two sons, Maurice Woodward, Jr., and wife Estrella of Covington, GA, Bob Woodward and wife Diane of Sparta; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Maurice at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2018 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Brother Ed Hall officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Columbus Cemetery in Columbus, New Jersey with Reverend Gary Hope officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, PO Box 1287, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home and Koschek and Porter Funeral Director, Inc. is proudly serving the Woodward family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Maurice Woodward, Sr. please visit our Sympathy Store. Upcoming Events Visitation Map data ©2018 Google Terms of Use Get Driving Directions JUN 24. 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM Grandview Funeral Home 789 Grandview Drive Sparta, NC, US, 28675 email@grandviewfuneralhome.com Order Flowers for the Visitation Guaranteed delivery before Maurice ‘s Visitation begins. Graveside Service Map data ©2018 Google Terms of Use Get Driving Directions JUN 26. 03:00 PM Columbus Cemetery 24 Cherry Lane Columbus, NJ, US, 08022 Order Flowers for the Graveside Service Guaranteed delivery before Maurice ‘s Graveside Service begins. Cemetery Details Columbus Cemetery 24 Cherry Lane Columbus, NJ, NC, 08022 Map data ©2018 Google Terms of Use Get Driving Directions

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Maurice Woodward Sr February 16 1928 June 22 2018. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home

Death notice for the town of: Sparta, state: North Carolina

death notice Maurice Woodward Sr February 16 1928 June 22 2018

obituary notice Maurice Woodward Sr February 16 1928 June 22 2018

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