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Ray Finis Woodyard

August 10, 1924 March 31, 2016
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Obituary for Ray Finis Woodyard

Ray Finis Woodyard, age 91, of Ashmore, IL, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at his home.

Ray was born August 10, 1924 in Coles County, IL to John and Sarah (Keigley) Woodyard. He married Ethel Richey on September 29, 1947; she preceded him in death in 2012. Ray worked as a farmhand most of his life, and also worked as a custodian at the Ashmore Grade School and at Eastern Illinois University. He was a member of the Ashmore Baptist Church and the Charleston Moose Lodge. He enjoyed playing Bingo with his wife and watching boxing on television; and he loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by two children: Monte Woodyard of Ashmore, IL and K. Douglas (Susan) Woodyard of Ashmore, IL; a brother: Leo Woodyard of Paris, IL; four grandchildren: Krista Dawn (Mark) Lindsey of Mattoon, IL, Kayla (Mike) Parsley of Brocton, IL, Tiffany (Alan) Ingle of Toledo, IL, and Cory Woodyard of Ashmore, IL; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at the Ashmore Baptist Church. Visitation and viewing will be held for two hours prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Ashmore Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Ashmore Baptist Church or to Lincolnland Hospice. Krabel Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of sympathy may be left at www.krabelfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Monday

4

Apr

10:00 AM 4/4/2016 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4/4/2016 12:00:00 PM
Ashmore Baptist Church

104 Walnut Street
Ashmore, IL 61912

Viewing will be available during visitation hours only.

Ashmore Baptist Church
104 Walnut Street Ashmore 61912 IL
United States

Funeral

Monday

4

Apr

12:00 PM 4/4/2016 12:00:00 PM
Ashmore Baptist Church

104 Walnut Street
Ashmore, IL 61912

Burial will follow in Ashmore Cemetery.

Ashmore Baptist Church
104 Walnut Street Ashmore 61912 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Ashmore Baptist Church

104 Walnut Street
Ashmore, IL 61912

Lincolnland Hospice

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