Harold E. Woodard

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Lincoln - Harold E. Woodard, 89, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Friday, August 16, 2019 at a Bangor health care facility. He was born August 9, 1930 in Lincoln, the son of Byron E. and Mildred F. (Beek) Woodard.
Harold grew up in Lincoln, and was a graduate of Mattanawcook Academy. He served as a Medic with the 16th Crash and Rescue in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, earning an honorable discharge as a decorated soldier. After his service, he returned to Lincoln where he worked various jobs, including trucking, and eventually began a career with the Lincoln Police Department, becoming a well loved and respected police officer. Harold loved being outdoors, spending time with his family, reading his newspaper, and being on his computer - his favorite pastime. Many happy memories were made with his family taking trips and travelling over the years. He will be remembered as the best husband, father, grandpa, and friend.
Harold is survived by his wife of 45 years, "Ginger" (Whalen) Woodard of Lincoln; six children, Carolee McLaughlin and her husband Everett of Lincoln, Mary Duplisea and her husband Pat of Newcastle, Indiana, John Ciarrochi and his wife Stephanie of Goodyear, Arizona, Lisa Markie and her husband Scott of Mattawamkeag, Donny Woodard and his wife Amanda of Lincoln, and Michael Woodard of Phoenix, AZ; seven grandchildren, Jaimie, Jerod, Kylie, Katelynn, Tristan, Chanel, and Boston; three great grandchildren, McKayla, Kaylyn, and Sydney; sisters Patty Faloon and her husband Brent of Passadumkeag, Wanda Martin, and Shirley Ireland, all of Howland; two sisters in law, Mary Whalen of Presque Isle, and Joan Workman of Hamden, Connecticut; three special friends, Ed Brawn, Harley Sproul, and Bill Lawrence; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Harold was predeceased by his first wife, Eileen (Coffin) Woodard, and a brother, Donald Woodard.
Friends are invited to visit with the family 1-3 P.M. Friday, August 23 at the Lamson Funeral Home, Clay Chapel, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, where funeral services will be held 3 P.M. with the Rev. Billy Chesley officiating. Interment, with military honors will be at the Lincoln Cemetery. A Celebration of his Life will be at the Lincoln Waterfront after. Gifts in memory of Harold may be sent to the Maine Veteran's Home, Resident's Activities Fund, 44 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401. Messages of condolence may be expressed at
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Mary Long
Aug 23, 2019
Ginger and family..I am so sorry for your loss. May you be comforted by many good memories. May the Lord be with you during this difficult time.
Lorna Goodwin
Aug 21, 2019
I am so sorry for Mr Woodard passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all! He will be missed!!
Gary and sandra Martin
Aug 21, 2019
A GREAT FRIEND AND FAMILY WE KNOW HAROLD WAS ONE OF THE FINEST PEOPLE WE ALL CHERISHED HE HELP OUT SO MANY PEOPLE WITH HIS LAW INFORSMENT SKILLS IN THE TOWN OF LINCOLN, WE KNOW GID HAD TO TAKE YOU HOME BUT NOW YOU BE TAKEN CARE OF YOUR WIFE SOME DAY YOUR CHILDREN WILL SEE YOU AGAIN AMEN.
Patrick McGowan
Aug 21, 2019
Scott and Lisa, So sorry for you loss. May you find peace and joy of the memories with Harold in the days ahead. Patrick and Kirsten McGowan and your many friends at PK Floats.
ElwoodPete
Aug 21, 2019
Harold will be missed. He was a great guy!
Mark Swoboda
Aug 20, 2019
Ginger and Lisa I'm very sorry for the passing of Harold.I have fond memeory's of him back when he was a police officer even after my grandfather's passing. He was a very kind man and very respectful. You will be in my thought's and prayer's. Harold go fly with the angel's. When you get to heaven tell my grandparent's i miss them so.
Anita Duerr
Aug 20, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss.
Aug 20, 2019