|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1942|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 2004|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
FRANCIS M. WOODARD
IDAHO FALLS, ID -
Francis Merley Woodard, 62, of Idaho Falls,died August 15, 2004,of a stroke,at the University of Utah Medical Center.
He was born March 20, 1942, in Richfield, Utah,
to Clyde Haken Woodard and Harriet Yates Woodard. He grew up and attended schools in Burley. He served an LDS mission to Manchester, England, then attended B.Y.U. where he earned a double PhD in Family Studies and Sociology in 1978.
He married Sheila Ragozzine December 26, 1969,
in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. As a very spiritual husband and father, his family and his church were his life.
He taught at BYU and was an Associate Professor
at Weber State, Cameron University in Oklahoma, and Stout University in Wisconsin.
He returned to Idaho Falls and started his own business, Life-Cycle Counseling, where he served for 14 years. He was the only therapist from Southeastern Idaho to perform evaluations on young adults for the popular television show, "Switched." He had also served as President of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
He enjoyed coin and stamp collecting, gardening,
camping, Scouting, traveling, and Dutch Oven cooking.
Wife: Sheila Woodard, Idaho Falls, ID
Daughter: Corby Jo (Craig) Orullian, Lehi, UT
Son: Joseph Haken Woodard, Idaho Falls, ID
Son: Jared Francis (Elizabeth) Woodard, San Antonio, TX
Uncle (surrogate father) Francis Merley Carter, Burley, ID
Cousin/Sister: Glenna (Gary) Carter Turner, Burley, ID
He was preceded in death by his parents and an older brother.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday,
August 21, 2004, at the Idaho Falls LDS 28th Ward, 1165 Azalea, with Bishop Cleo Geddes officiating.
The family will visit with friends Friday evening from
7-8:30 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, 273 North Ridge Avenue, and at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Burial will be in Burley Pleasant View Cemetery
under the direction of Wood Funeral Home, 273 N. Ridge Ave., Idaho Falls.
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Pleasant View Cemetery
Created by: David Metcalf
Record added: Jan 11, 2012
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