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Paul Woodard

June 21, 1943 - November 3, 2017

Funeral services for Paul Woodard, 74, of Simsboro, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA with Rev. Joe Koskie officiating the service.  Interment will follow at St. Rest Cemetery in Dubach, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.  Visitati…read more

Funeral services for Paul Woodard, 74, of Simsboro, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA with Rev. Joe Koskie officiating the service.  Interment will follow at St. Rest Cemetery in Dubach, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.  Visitation will be Monday, November 6, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel.

Paul was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church in Simsboro where he played the violin for many years. He was active in many organizations such as:  Vice-president of Ruston Lions Club, Cub Sights, President of the Piano Technicians, and former president of Council on Aging.  Paul played the violin for 10 years in the Monroe Symphony Orchestra and played Country Music and Blue Grass since he was 10 years old winning several fiddle contests.  Not only did he play the violin, but he also made 8 violins out of a maple tree he cut down. He served in the National Guard for 6 years and was an avid hunter.  Paul enjoyed being the band director at Ruston High School and Jr. High School during the 80’s where he touched the lives of many students. He and Judy belonged to the Caney Lake Good Sam Camp Club for many years where they made great friends and many memories. Above all, he cherished the 51 years he spent with the love of his life “my Judy”.

He is preceded in death by his parents Payton and Ada Woodard; brother, Charles Woodard; niece, Becky Simmering; and nephew, Wesley Chandler.

Paul is survived by his wife of 51 years, Judy Fallin Woodard of Simsboro; sister, Helen Chandler of Simsboro; brother, James Woodard of Arcadia; nieces and nephews, Teresa Taylor and husband Tim of Arcadia, Mike Chandler and wife Roxanne of Arcadia, Lisa Chandler and husband David of Douglas, Bradley Chandler and wife Michele of Germany, Jeffrey Woodard of Arcadia, John Woodard of Arcadia, Ben Simmering and wife Lacey of Boyce, Grant Simmering of Pineville; sister-in-law, Jeanie Fallin Simmering and husband Rick of Pineville, LA; and a host of much loved great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, other family and many friends.

Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in Shreveport, LA.

Pallbearers will be Alan Brown, David Chandler, Mike Chandler, Ben Simmering, Grant Simmering, Tim Taylor, Jeffrey Woodard, and John Woodard.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com

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Visitation Information


Date: Monday, November 6, 2017

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston


Service Information


Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Time: 02:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston


Cemetery Information

St. Rest Cemetery in Dubach, LA


Memorial Information

Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in Shreveport, LA


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