Wayne Allen Woodard, age 86, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died Jan. 31, 2017.
Mr. Woodard was a member of Tulip Grove Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was a Gideon and was also a Sunday School teacher for many years. Mr. Woodard was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Air Force. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor's degree in Business. Mr. Woodard managed many retail building material stores and he was last employed as the CCO of Thriftway in Owensboro, KY. He lived a wonderful life fishing, traveling, hunting, building, loving his family and most of all serving the Lord.
Mr. Woodard was the son of the late, Oscar and Glennie Pace Woodard. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Ray Woodard and Charles Woodard.
He is survived by wife of 62 years, Evelyn Woodard, son, Charles Michael Woodard, daughters, Carol Anne Stevenson and Jadee Benitez, 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at 702 Northview Circle, Lebanon, TN.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Gideons International, West Wilson Camp, P.O. Box 843, Mt. Juliet, TN 37121.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN, (615) 773-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.