Samuel Andrew Woodard, age 70, of Pekin

Samuel Andrew Woodard, age 70, of Pekin


Samuel Andrew Woodard, age 70, of Pekin, Indiana passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.  Born July 5, 1951, in New Albany, Indiana, he was the son of the late Robert Fullenlove Woodard and Bonnie (Wingler) Woodard.

Sam was formerly employed at Amray in Pekin and attended the Church of God in Pekin.  He loved the great outdoors and all of God’s creatures.

He is survived by 1 brother, William Robert Woodard; 1 sister, Mary Woodard Hall; and his caretakers for over forty years, Betty Gibson and Curt Gibson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral service will be held Friday, September 10, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home-Pekin Chapel. 

Visitation will be held Thursday, September 9, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. 

Burial to follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery.