1947 Elmer 2019

Elmer Woodward

September 23, 1947 — June 17, 2019

Elmer Lee "Buck" Woodward, 71, of Gibson City died at 8:15 pm Monday June 17, 2019 at the Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells. His Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:00 pm Friday June 21, 2019 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. Pastor John Tennyson will be officiating. Inurnment with full military honors will follow at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the services.
Mr. Woodward was born September 23, 1947 in McLean County. A son of Don L. and Loretta M. Nelson Woodward.
He is survived by two daughters- Amy (Randall) Frederick of Paxton and Dawn Brown of Rantoul. Seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. A sister- Judy Woodward of Bellville.
He was preceded in death by a grandson Andrew and his parents.
Buck was a United States Army veteran, a member of the Lee Lowery American Legion Post #568. He was a truck driver and enjoyed country music. He had a passion for and a very active member of the Tawaskote Longrifles Club which did re-enactments of the 1750's-1850's; he also enjoyed driving his '41 Ford and his coffee club at the Country Kettle.
Memorial tributes may be made to the Lee Lowery American Legion Post #568 or the Tawaskote Longrifles Club.

Visitation

JUN 21. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

Service

JUN 21. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

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