October 26, 1930 - February 26, 2020
Mr. Garfield Woolard, age 89, a resident of Pinetown, NC died Wednesday February 26, 2020 at his home.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday March 1, 2020 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens and will be officiated by William Ray Askew.
Garfield was born in Beaufort County on October 26, 1930 to the late Charlie L. Woolard and Lydia W. Woolard. On October 29, 1948 he married Josephine Woolard. Garfield loved farming and owned Pam's Diner for 21 years. He also enjoyed commercial fishing "shrimping" and carpentry work. He had a passion for mowing and working on his fishpond. Garfield loved his animals especially Annie, Chubby and his cat Bonkers.
Garfield is survived by his daughters, Vicki Woolard (Doug), Phyllis Hewitt (Ruffin); four grandchildren, Billy Ray Waters, Jeremy Hewitt, Melissa Perry, Samantha Clark; nine great grandchildren; a brother, Hugh Woolard and a special friend Ronnie Lawrence.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Woolard of 70 years; a daughter, Judy Alligood; two sisters Amanda Woolard, Peggy Black; and a brother, Gary Woolard.
The family will receive friends following the graveside service.
Condolences may be addressed to the family online by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com
Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Woolard family.
Sunday, March 1
Pamlico Memorial Gardens
161 Avon Ave.
Washington, NC 27889