Curtis Woodard, 70, of Creston died July 27, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later date at Grand River Cemetery in Adair County. Memorials can be sent to the family at Powers Funeral Home, 601 New York Ave., Creston. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com.
Curtis Dean Woodard, son of Reva Ruth (Childs) and Green Dale Woodard, was born Sept. 15, 1943, in Adair County.
Curtis graduated from Greenfield High School. He continued his studies in business and accounting and graduated from South Western Community College in Creston.
Curtis was a life time resident of the Union-Adair County areas, where he worked in auto repair and at Farmer’s Co-op as an assistant manager in both Greenfield and Creston. He also worked as a loan officer and branch manager at First National Bank. After his work in banking, Curtis was self-employed as a commodities broker and insurance consultant for Primerica Financial Services. He later worked as a driver for Schilberg’s in Greenfield until he retired in 2010.
After retirement, he continued to stay busy on the farm.
Curtis is survived by his sons, Todd (Lorie) Woodard of Urbandale and Tom Woodard of Dexter; brother Paul Woodard of Winston-Salem, N.C.; sisters, Anne Woodard and Jane Woodard, both of Longmont, Colo.; grandchildren, Jed and Magdalene Woodard.
Curtis was preceded in death by his parents and brother Marion.