Jimmy E. Woodard

May 11, 1937 - June 10, 2019

Jimmy E. Woodard


Jimmy E. Woodard, 82, of Belvidere, Illinois, passed away on June 10, 2019 in Belvidere. Born May 11, 1937 to Troy and Hattie (Glover) Woodard in Bailey, North Carolina. Jimmy was an Army veteran who had passions for flying and fixing computers. He worked as a flight crew planner for United Airlines until retirement. Jimmy flew planes for paratroopers during his time of service in Korea. He also flew banners, crop dusted, and gave flight lessons to aspiring pilots.

Jimmy is loved and will be missed by his daughters, Kimberly and Wendy Woodard; siblings, Marjorie Watson, Herbert Woodard, Edythe Joyner, and Bobby Woodard; grandchildren, Leighann, Kara, Dakota, Abbigale “Ash”, Wyatt, Dustin, and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Jaden, Ricky, and Weston; and was a celebrated uncle to many nieces and nephews that adored him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and numerous siblings.

A celebration of life will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Kim’s home. Any flowers may be delivered to Kim’s house as well. Memorials in Jimmy’s name may be made out to the Woodard family and sent to Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, 61008, to be forwarded to the family. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit

Service Schedule

Saturday, June 22, 2019
2:00 pm

A celebration of life will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Kim’s home.

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So sorry for for your loss. Sending love and prayers to your family.

Cathy Hyngstrom 2019-06-12T07:31:03

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family

Nicki Flaningam 2019-06-12T00:45:51

I’m so very sorry for your loss. I’m here if you need anything

Vanessa Phillips 2019-06-11T22:32:29

Oh Wendy, it moves me deeply to send condolences to you and your family. Please know you’re covered in prayers and wrapped in God’s amazing unfailing love!!

Darlene 2019-06-11T22:15:23

Kim, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your Dad. You gave him so much love and care. Being able to stay home with family is huge and you saw to that for him. Love to you all!!! ❤️❤️❤️

Kathy Mechler 2019-06-11T20:30:42


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