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Lawrence Edward Woodard

May 11, 1936 August 31, 2018
Lawrence Edward Woodard
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Born May 11, 1936 in Crescent, Oklahoma and passed away on August 31, 2018 in Sacramento, California at the age of 82. He was a beloved father and will be greatly missed by daughters, Stella Bussey (Charles) of Houston, Texas; Paula Hood (Robin, Sr.) of Sacramento, California; Vanessa Ashley (G.O.) of Peachtree City, Georgia; Lori Ann Hollins (Ricky Sr.) of Wichita, Kansas and son, Lawrence Jr. (Larry) of Paola, Kansas. Forever remembered by grandchildren, Ricky Hollins, Jr., Edward Roberson, Jr. (Marivic), Brandi Hollins, Charmaine Ashley, Jeraun Roberson, and Robin Hood, Jr. (Rylie); Five great-grandchildren: Tatyana Hollins, T’Andre Hollins, Aryia Roberson, Jailyn Roberson, and Zane Hollins. Also survived by two sisters, Jeanette Francine Bolden and Inetta Lorraine Childress both of Kansas City, Missouri; Sister-in-law, Jean Ann Woodard of Wichita, Kansas; Aunt, Alice Hill of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and other loving and caring nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Sylvester Joseph Woodard and Elreno Davis-Woodard; Brother, Albert (Lavelle) Woodard; Two children, Larry Dean and Gwendolyn Jean. Lawrence retired in 1979 and later moved to Los Angeles, California. He loved California and developed a passion for dog and horse racing, repairing old cars, visiting friends and telling old stories. Lawrence will be forever loved and missed by all who had an opportunity to know him. The memorial service will be held at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1756 N. Piatt Avenue in Wichita, Kansas on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.eastlawn.com. Final resting place will be at East Lawn Memorial Park, 4300 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento, California.


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Service

Saturday

6

Oct

11:00 AM 10/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church

1756 N. Piatt Avenue
Wichita, Kansas 67214

St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church
1756 N. Piatt Avenue Wichita 67214 Kansas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

East Lawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

4300 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95819

4300 Folsom Boulevard Sacramento 95819 CA
United States
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