Joseph Howard Woodward ’39

Joseph Howard Woodward ’39 of Tallahassee, Fla.,a retired banker, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, in Brunswick, Ga. After graduating from Davidson, he joined the Army Air Force and served during World War II. He returned to Quincy and began a career at the Citizens Bank and Trust Co. He served as president and vice chairman. He also was president of Lewis State Bank in Tallahassee from 1974 to 1976. After his retirement, he moved to Tallahassee where he lived until January, when the family moved to a retirement community on St. Simons Island. A lifelong Presbyterian, he was a ruling elder of First Presbyterian Church until the late 1980s. He was most recently a member of Fellowship Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder and elder emeritus. He also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Foundation. Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years, Norma Sherman Woodward. Other survivors include six children, Jane Woodward Wilkinson of Jacksonville, Joseph Allen Woodward ’72 of Charlotte, N.C., Thomas S. Woodward of Atlanta, David K. Woodward of Tallahassee, Frank N. Woodward ’79 of Naples, and Diana Woodward of St. Simons Island; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, William D. Woodward Sr. and D. Sylvester Woodward, both of Quincy; two sisters, Fenton W. McLean Washburn of Jacksonville and Laura Augusta W. Jordan of Tallahassee; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Perry L. Woodward ’41, and a sister, Margaret W. Adans.