April 16, 1932 - July 27, 2020
Robert J. Woodward, 88, of Evansville, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital Midtown Campus. Bob was born April 16, 1932 in Evansville to the late Albert and Mary Jo (Jack) Woodward. He was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vanderburgh County, where he sang in the church choir and was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and St. Joe Men’s Club. He retired from Whirlpool Corporation after 34 years of service as an engineer. Bob also served in the United States Naval Reserves and on the German Township Water Board. Surviving Bob are his wife of 69 years, Imelda (Martin) Woodward; daughter, Joanna (William) Morphew; sons, Bruce (Terri) Woodward, Brian Woodward, Martin (Carolyn) Woodward and John Woodward; sisters, Annette Montgomery , Judy (Tandra) Woodward, Vicky (Tom) Nicholson, Mary Elaine (Cathy) Cooper and Patty Jean (Hung) Trinh; one brother, Donald Leroy (Lena) Woodward; grandchildren, David Matthew Tyring, Dennis Tyring, Amanda Manning, Erin Guess, Bill Morphew, Robert Morphew, Joshua Woodward and Christina Woodward; a special aunt, Nathalie McNeely; thirteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Tyring; two sons, Leonard and Robert R. Woodward and by a brother, Gilbert Thomas Woodward. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vanderburgh County, Rev. Eugene Schroeder officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Church cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 9:00 AM until service time on Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 6202 W. St. Joseph Road, Evansville, IN 47720. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. William Smith, Deaconess Home Care and their staffs for the kind and compassionate care given to Bob. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vanderburgh County. Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Robert J. Woodward, 88, of Evansville, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital Midtown Campus. Bob was born April 16, 1932 in Evansville to the late Albert and Mary Jo (Jack) Woodward. He was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic... View Obituary & Service Information
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