Donal Sean “Woody” Woodward, age 48 of Carthage died Friday (July 17, 2015) at his home.

A memorial service will be 7:00 PM Tuesday at Lighthouse Assembly of God in Carthage.

A native of Natick, MA he was a son of the late Donal and Lois Ann Deacon Woodward. He was a US Army veteran and attended Sandhills Community College. He had previously worked at Carthage Fabrics and later with the NC Department of Transportation as a lab Technician.

He is survived by: his wife of 20 years Karen Smith Woodward; step-daughters Mandy Ramey of Vass and Jennifer Wood of Carthage; brothers Iaian Woodward of Durham and Gllynn Woodward of MA; grandchildren Amber Gooch, Emily Wood and Khloe Monroe; his mother in law Ethel Smith of Robbins.

Memorials may be made to Kennedy Funeral Home to assist with expenses.

Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins is serving the Woodward family.



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  1. May you rest in peace Woody. Say hello to Presley when you get to heaven he recently went ahead of you in December. I am sure he is already waiting to say hi to you as he did to another friend’s husband of mine. May God be with all of you Karen as you fac

  2. Ms. Woodward, Sorry about your lost. I miss seeing you at Southern, but of course nothings changed. Maybe one day I’ll get down there to see your shop.

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