Obituary of Robert Hanes Woodard ~ 2012

Transcribed by Joan S Dunn

Source: New Bern Sun Journal Feb 1 2012

FORT MILL, S.C. - Robert Hanes Woodard, 71, of Fort Mill, passed away on 
Sunday, January 29, 2012. Born in Pamlico, NC, Robert was the son of the 
late Vance and Neva Woodard. Robert retired from the U.S. Coast Guard and 
was the former owner of Harborside Grocery in Oriental, NC where he was a 
member of the First Baptist Church. After moving to Charlotte, NC in 1996, 
he drove a truck for G&P and FedEx Ground. Robert was a member of Harrison 
United Methodist Church and the Discussion Sunday School class there. 
Robert loved sharing his life with family and friends. 
Robert is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Linda Broughton Woodard;
son, Robert Hanes Woodard Jr. and wife Angel of Weddington, NC; daughter, 
Julie Bladel and husband Tom of Pineville, NC; three grandchildren, Jacob, 
Joel and Kayla Woodard; three step-grandchildren, Cassandra, Kim and Mary 
Beth Bladel; and brother, Vance Woodard Jr. of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2012, 
immediately followed by a reception at Harrison United Methodist Church, 
15008 Lancaster Hwy., Pineville, NC 28134. In lieu of flowers, memorial 
donations may be made in Robert's honor to Harrison United Methodist Church
or a charity of your choice .
Please visit Robert's online memorial at

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