Charles Ray Woodward, 89, of McCaysville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2022, at his home. Charles Ray was born March 12, 1933, in Dahlonega, GA to the late T. E. "Sweat" Woodward and the late Pearl Woodward.
Charles Ray was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Marjorie Parris Woodward, his brother Joe Woodward, sister-in-law Darlene Woodward, sister-in-law Norma Lee Fair, and brother-in-law Charles Parris
He is survived by his daughters, Pam (Dale) Hopkins and Tina (Lynn) Cheek; son Tim (Tammy) Woodward; sister June "Bayo" Woodward; grandchildren, Jake Hopkins, Joel Hopkins, Kennedy Woodward, Levi Woodward, Lexi Baker, and Wes Baker; great-grandchildren, Jude Hopkins, Silas Hopkins, Eli Hopkins, and Ellie Kate Hopkins; brothers-in-law Gary (Faye) Parris, Danny (Regina) Parris, Jack (Janice) Parris, and Tom Fair; many nieces and nephews.
He was a lifelong member and Choir Director at Coletown Baptist Church for over 50 years and retired from Cities Service after almost 40 years.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday September 14, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Finch-Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Parris and Rev. Danny Parris, brothers-in-law. Music provided by Karen Hensley and Brittany Hopkins.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Jake Hopkins, Joel Hopkins, Levi Woodward, Jody Smith, Jacob Shubert, and Wes Baker.
The family will receive friends at Finch-Cochran Funeral Home on Wednesday, 14th of September, 2022, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM.
The Woodward family would like to extend a special thanks to Hospice of Blue Ridge for all their precious love and care.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Coletown Baptist Church Building Fund.
Cochran Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Charles Ray Woodward; you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.