Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Obituary: Harry V. Woodward, 91, of Belmont
Harry V. Woodward, 91, of Belmont, NY, died Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Wellsville Manor Care Center, Wellsville, NY. Born February 7, 1927, in North Hornell, NY, he was the son of Claude Frederick and Genevieve Victoria Hirt Woodard. On May 9, 1953, in Olean, NY, he married the former Mildred A. “Millie” Black, who predeceased him on March 17, 2018. A World War II Veteran, he served honorably with the US Marine Corps. He was employed as an engineer by the New York State Department of Transportation. Harry was a member of the Scio Church of Christ. He was an avid hunter, woodworker, and a computer enthusiast in the early days of modern technology. Surviving are: three children, Mark S. (Percillah) Woodard of Brockport, John W. (Marie) Woodard of Rushford, and Kandace S. Caley of Canton, OH; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two siblings, Dorothy Higby of Olean, NY and Gerald (Janet) Woodard of Ballston Spa, NY; nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a son, Steven H. Woodard; a granddaughter, Lori W. Sanborn; and two siblings, Claude Raymond Woodard and Ann Crippen. A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 25, 2018 in Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville, NY. The Rev. Bill Lawson will officiate. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery, Scio, NY on a later date. Memorials may be made to Amity Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 62, Belmont, NY 14813or Allegany County Alzheimer’s Support Group, 6085 State Route 19 N, Belmont, NY 14813. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wellsvillefuneralhome.com.
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