August 12, 1935 – April 3, 2021
Mr. Hugh Gordon Woolard, Sr., age 85, a resident of Courtland, VA and a former resident of Virginia Beach, VA and Beaufort County died Saturday April 3, 2021 at Southampton Memorial Hospital in Virginia.
A graveside funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday April 8, 2021 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington. The service will be officiated by Paul E. Woolard. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.
Mr. Woolard was born on August 12, 1935, son of the late Charlie Lynnwood Woolard, Sr. and the late Lydia Seawood Woolard. He was a 1953 graduate of Bath High School. Following high school, he worked in Civil Service for the Navy and retired as a communication operator. On February 16, 1954 he married the former Shirley Mae Jackson who preceded him in death on April 1, 1997. On August 27, 1994 he married the former Ruth Ann Johnson who survives. Mr. Woolard enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and gardening. He was a member of Kempsville Christian Church.
Surviving along with his wife, Ruth, of the home are his children: Hugh G. Woolard, Jr. (Patti) of Wytheville, VA, Jimmy Woolard, Sr. of Courtland, VA, and Paul E. Woolard (Marcie) of Portsmouth, VA; stepchildren: Steven Subotnik (Jennifer) of Charlottesville, VA, Richard Subotnik (Dana) of (Town), OH, Robert Subotnik (Susan) of Greensboro, and Sarah Nash of Portsmouth, VA; eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and fourteen step-grandchildren. Mr. Woolard was predeceased by his brothers: Garfield Woolard and Gary Woolard, and a sister: Peggy Black.
In lieu of flowers the family kindly asks that memorial contributions be made to Kempsville Christian Church, 5424 Parliament Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com
Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Woolard family.
Thursday, April 8
Pamlico Memorial Gardens
161 Avon Ave.
Washington, NC 27889