Charles Joseph “Joe” Woodall, 58, of Gallipolis, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at the Holzer Medical Center Emergency Room.
He was born November 25, 1953, in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of the late Frank E. Woodall, who preceded him in death in 1989, and Evelyn Virginia Burnette Woodall, who preceded him in death in 2003. Joe was married to Louise Baird Woodall and she survives him.
Joe retired with 40 years of service for the City of Gallipolis. He served as the water plant operator, maintenance superintendent, city manager and was currently the project coordinator for the city. He loved working for Gallipolis. He loved the Cincinnati Bengals and going to games. Joe loved bowling, golf, deer hunting, and watching grandkids sporting activities. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Woodall of Gallipolis; five children, Joe “Skeeter” (Veronica) Woodall and Shelly (John) Tate, all of Gallipolis, Andrea (Mike) Preston of Bidwell, Chris (Christy) Somerville of Pt. Pleasant, W.Va., and Tabby Somerville of Gallipolis; fifteen grandchildren, Whitney, Ryan, and Hunter Terry, Jayla Preston, Joey, A.J. and Chloe Woodall, Preston Hudnall, Jessie and Christopher Hesson, Sierra and Emma Somerville, Wyatt, Sammi Jo and Savannah Halfhill; two sisters, Tamara Darlene (Terry) Groves of Vinton and Joyce Marie (Mark) Banks of Pt. Pleasant, W.Va.; three brothers, John Paul Woodall and James Aaron Woodall, both of Gallipolis, Jerrod Matthew (Aimee) Woodall of Patriot; a sister-in-law, Sally Woodall of Pt. Pleasant, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews and many friends.
In addition to his parents, Frank E. and Evelyn Virginia Woodall, he was preceded in death by four brothers, David L. Woodall, Frankie Woodall, Mark Anthony Woodall, Howard Stephen Woodall, and a sister, Crystal Ann Clary.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, October 21, 2012, at the Willis Funeral Home with Chaplain Bob Hood officiating. Burial will follow in Mound Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday, October 20, 2012, from 5-9 p.m.
There will be a flag presentation at the graveside.
Pallbearers will be Mike Preston, John Tate, Chris Somerville, Marvin Baird, Andrew Nibert, Nate Woodall, Adam Woodall and Timmy Cheney.
Please visit www.willisfuneralhome.com to send e-mail condolences.