Tony Woodyard, age 49, of Camba Road in Jackson, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. Tony was born in Athens, Ohio, on March 11, 1963, to the late Donna Kay (White) and Terry Woodyard. Tony served in the U.S. Army from 1981 until 1984. He was the President of Twin River Hardwoods of Southside, West Virginia. Tony was the loving husband of Melissa Brodess Woodyard and the proud father of Logan Ashley Woodyard. Tony is survived by his wife, daughter, and father, in addition to many relatives and friends.
Family members surviving include brother, Tim (Tiffany) Woodyard and children, Taylor and Tess, as well as sister, Tami Woodyard. Tony is also survived by father-in-law, Jim (Donna Brownfield) Brodess; brother-in-law, Brian (Tammy) Brownfield and children, Kaley and Taylor; sister-in-law, Tana (Steve) Heisey and children, Lindsay Rutter, Alex, and Niklas; and brother-in-law, Greg Brodess and children Hunter, McKenzie, and Piper.
Calling hours will be observed on Friday, June 1, 2012, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be held there Saturday morning, June 2, at 11 a.m., with burial to follow in Fairmount Cemetery. A military graveside service will be conducted by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter # 45.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tony Woodyard Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Jackson City Schools, 450 Vaughn Street, Jackson, OH, 45640. Online condolences may be sent to: www.e-k-lewisfuneral.com.