Arthur Lee Woodall, 93, Huntingburg

Art WoodallArthur Lee Woodall, 93, of Huntingburg, died Sundy (July 7) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born August 27, 1919, in Petersburg to John C. and Jessie Lucille (McClure (Woodall). He married Mary Catherine Gootee on December 26, 1940, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Petersburg.

Arthur was retired from Kimball. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg, V.F.W. Post #2366, Jasper American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, St. Vincent DePaul Society, and Oblates of St. Benedict.  He was a United States Army veteran of World War II.

Surving are one son, Charles Woodall, Huntingburg; six daughters, Mary E. Woodall, Fishers, Patricia Folsom Gouker, Greenwood, Margaret (Edward) Devlin, Huntingburg, Virginia (Bill) Hardin, Leesburg, Florida, Rebecca (Dave) Reiter, Ft. Meyers, Florida, and Judith (Dan) Fitch, Huntingburg; two brothers, Daniel Woodall and James Woodall, both of Petersburg; one sister, Iola Willis, Greenville, South Carolina; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Catherine Woodall, who died July 22, 2010; one son, Donald Woodall Sr.; three brothers, Walter Woodall, John Dallas Woodall and Clarence -Woodall who died in infancy; one half-brother, Kenneth McClure; four sisters, Tina Wright, Olive Weisman, Sadie Pride and Anna Mae Bartley; and one son-in-law,Richard Folsom Gouker.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. (EDT) Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. The V.F.W. Post #2366 Memorial Detail will conduct military graveside rites.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 3-8 p.m. Thursday.  A Disabled American Veterans memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., Thursday; and a parish rosary prayer service will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or the Disabled American Veterans. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com

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