November 5, 1937 - May 2, 2016
Joe Dean Woolard, 78, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away May 2, 2016 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. He was born November 5, 1937 in Bloomfield to Paul and Gladys Paris Woolard. He lived his entire life in Davis County except for one year in Hillsboro, Oregon. He graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1955. On December 24, 1955 he married Janet Long at the Ash Grove Christian Church. Joe served in the United States Army from November 7, 1955 to September 19, 1957. He received the American Legion Veteran of the Year Award in 2014. He was a member of Reed-Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion for nine years. Upon his return from the Army to Bloomfield, Joe became involved in helping the young people through his involvement as a manager and coach of Little League for 25 years. He worked the clock and scoreboard for 50 years at the Davis County High School football games. He also did this for basketball and wrestling for more than 15 years as well as helping with track meets for better than 48 years. Joe was a member of the Bloomfield Christian Church. He enjoyed watching Iowa Hawkeye athletics and the St. Louis Cardinals. He worked for the City of Bloomfield for 42 years. He is survived by his wife, Janet Woolard; son, Brad (Kristi) Woolard; grandson, Nathan Woolard; and brother, Jack (Beverly) Woolard. He was preceded in death by his parents. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Pastor Jack Knox officiating. Burial with military rites performed by Reed-Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion will be at the IOOF cemetery in Bloomfield. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Bloomfield Christian Church and the Bloomfield Country Club.
Joe Dean Woolard, 78, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away May 2, 2016 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. He was born November 5, 1937 in Bloomfield to Paul and Gladys Paris Woolard. He lived his entire life in Davis... View Obituary & Service Information
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