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In Loving Memory of
Ricky Woodard

Ricky David Woodard, 62, of Granite City, Ill., born Jan. 5, 1954, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Gateway Regional Medical Center.

Ricky was a machinist at Cooper Industries in St. Louis, Mo., for 24 years. He enjoyed traveling and motorcycles. He loved his family first.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Agnes, nee Cook, Woodard; and his brother, Ronald Woodard.

Surviving are his father, David R. Woodard of Madison, Ill.; his son, Ricky D. Woodard of Madison, Ill.; and long time companion, Teresa Barnes of Wood River, Ill.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of his mother.

Visitation: Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home, Granite City, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2016, at the funeral home with Rev. Henry Crippen officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Ill.

Thomas Saksa Funeral Home 2205 Pontoon Rd Granite City IL 62040  618-876-4321
Saksa Mateer Funeral Home  210 N. Kansas Edwardsville IL 62025  618-656-7577

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