Robert Jefferson "Jeff" Woodham

November 1, 1947 ~ September 26, 2018 (age 70)

Robert Jefferson Woodham, known to all as Jeff, passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at the age of 70.

A memorial service for Mr. Woodham will be held 1:00 P. M. Sunday, September 30, 2018, in Chalkhead Baptist Church with Reverend Kenneth Hale officiating, Holman Funeral Home and Cremations of Ozark directing.

Jeff was born and raised in Ozark, Alabama and returned home after retiring from his job as an Aviation Quality Assurance Evaluator at Tyndall Air Force Base in Callaway, Florida. Jeff lived in Callaway, Florida with his family from 1974 – 2008 where he was heavily involved in Youth Baseball and Football and faithfully served at Callaway United Methodist Church. Upon returning to Ozark in 2008, Jeff enjoyed spending time with family, fishing, and gardening and was a member of Chalkhead Baptist Church. Jeff loved the Lord, his family, and University of Alabama football. He was loved by everyone who met and knew him. Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Shell and Pearl Woodham, brother Louis Woodham, and nephew J.D. Lord.

Jeff is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Shannon Lord Woodham; son Jeff Woodham, fiancé Michelle Glaze and her children Nathan, Kaitlee, Morgan and Haddan; son Barry Woodham, wife Krista, and granddaughter Cali, grandson Zachary; sister-in-law Sandra Woodham; nephew Jason Woodham, wife Toni; niece Lisa Welch, husband Lynn, granddaughter Hannah, and Jason and Jen Welch and children Jalyn, Julyssa, and Jackson; brother-in-law Cal Lord, wife Teri; nephew Calvin Lord, wife Kayla and children Joseph and Connor; niece Tara Boulton and daughter Kenna Lord; brother-in-law Pat Lord, wife Pam; nephew Patrick Lord, wife Carlie and child Cooper; niece Angie Hopper, wife Wendy; brother-in-law Max Lord, wife Angie, and children Peter and Sarah; sister-in-law Kathy Lord and nieces Lindsey and Sydni. Extended family includes: Wayne and Sylvia Newton, Sheryl Jowers, Rob and Emily Beavers and children Lucas, Reese, and Liam, Joe Whitman, and Cliff Smith.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Jeff to the Chalkhead Challenge to Grow Fund, 495 County Road 45, Ozark, Alabama 36360.


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