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Kenneth Joseph Woodard

November 8, 1951 ~ July 9, 2022 (age 70)


Kenneth Joseph Woodard, age 70, of Holt, FL; passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at his home surrounded by family.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 am Monday, July 18, 2022, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, located at 550 Adams Drive Crestview, FL, with Father Roy Marion officiating. A burial will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens located at 7433 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola Florida. The family will receive guests one hour prior to the service at the church.


Kenneth was born November 8, 1951, in Chicago, IL., son to Carl Eugene Woodard, Sr and EIleene Allen Chesshire.  He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church serving as an usher and eucharistic minister for the sick. Kenneth also served his country honorably in the United States Navy completing one tour during the Vietnam Era Conflict. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus. Kenneth was the owner of Abbey Carpet, Tile, and Hardwood Floor Business and enjoyed managing the Rolling Field Lane Alpaca Farm in collaboration with his wife Patricia.


He is preceded in death by his father Carl Eugene Woodard, Sr. Those left to cherish Kenneth’s memory include his wife Patricia Martha Woodard of Holt, FL; mother EIleene Allen Chesshire; children Kimberly Lea Allen, Rebecca Eileene Woodard, and Kelly Woodard Palakshsppa. Brothers are Michael Edward Woodard, Carl Eugene Woodard, Jr., and Richard Jerome Woodard. The grandchildren include Nikhil and Skylar Palakshappa, Christopher Talbert, and Patricia Nicole Grundorf. The great grandchildren are Sarah Avery and Samuel Joseph Williams.


Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at


July 18, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church (Adams Drive Crestview, FL)

Funeral Service
July 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church (Adams Drive Crestview, FL)

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