Willie Woodard was born on November 5, 1953 in Jersey City, New Jersey to the late Marie Chisholm Woodard and Joe B. Woodard. He was the eldest of 5 children blessed to this union.
Willie played for the Old Timer Softball League. He loved being around his family and friends.
Willie matriculated through the Jersey City Public School System. He worked for Hartz Mountain Inc. for 40 years. He was later employed by A. Hold E-Commerce Company until he made his heavenly transition home to be with the Lord.
Willie was preceeded in death by his parents Marie and Joe Woodard, Grandparents Earline and Vernon Chisolm , one brother Eric Woodard, 1 great nephew Jermine Woodard, Jr. and 4 uncles and 3 aunts.
Willie will live in the hearts and minds of those he loved and those that loved him, his children Moria and Malcolm Woods and Latyra Danner, 5 Grandchildren 2 sisters Mary Woodard and Linda Washington, 1 brother Joseph Woodard, 1 aunt Earline Neals of South Carolina 1 god daughter Tycsala Hill Mincery and a host of family and friends.
His special friends Tee Danner, Ms. Pat, Spook, Sleepy, Mr. Wallace R.I.P. Hurley.
We the family would love to take this time and say "Thank You" for all your prayers, cards and concerns. Your expressions were greatly received and appreciated. Please don't stop your prayers.
You have always been the strong private protector. You stayed strong through your trials and tribulations. You were a great example of work ethics, strength and positivity. No one understood you more than those close to you, be it family or friend. We will focus on your laughter, your love of good times and your effort of singing. Your presents will be missed, but we have been taught, to cherish out memories of you in everything we do. Our desire was to have more time with you, resonating on who you are. Your ability to always be there, to do the right thing. You showed us how to stand strong and push forward. Determination is an attribute you shared with us all. Desiring your spirit to go on and watch over us, is the decision. We will do our best, to meet all your expectations for us. Rest well Brother and worry no more your examples live on with us.
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