Tony Arnez Woodard (Bill) began life’s journey on September 4, 1965
to the late Mr. Richard Woodard Jr. and Betty Williamson Woodard.
Tony was one of five children to this union.
Tony was a 1983 graduate of McCrorey Liston High School and was
later employed for over 25 years at Louis Rich (Kraft Heinz) of
Newberry, South Carolina.
Tony never met a stranger. He was very loved and touched by
whomever he encountered.
Tony was preceded in death by his father Richard Woodard Jr., his
grandparents, Maggie B. Woodards and Richard Woodard Sr., Grady
and Mammie Williamson; his aunts, Hope, Amanda, Mary, Ruth, Polly
and Margie; uncles, Floyd Woodard, Leroy Woodard, Bobby
Woodard, Bobby Williamson and Arthur Williamson.
Tony leaves to cherish his wife of 35 years Marsha Woodard. His
children Antonio, La Sasha, Shakwana, Tonesha, Kevin (April) Gray,
Dasia Pickens and Asia (Tylor) Isenhower, who was reared in the
He leaves behind six grandchildren: Kavion, Keontae, Amerra,
Avianna, Marcus, Carmelo and Neveah.
His mother Betty Woodard; Siblings, Regina (Rica) Voya, Tracey
(Tracey) Richii (Charles) Nikki (John) Belton, and Kenny (Connie)
Gadsen; five sisters-in-laws: Carol (Melvin) Seibles, Helen Gladney,
Tonette Jackson, Veronica Thompson, and Regina (Derrick) Ellis. He
also leaves behind six brothers-in-law: Arthur (Felicia) Jackson,
Tommie, Alphonso, Roger (Helen), Timothy (Bratley), Fredrick
(Betty) Jackson; seven aunts, Hattie (Charles) Edwards, Minnie
Robinson, Florie Gibson, Bernice Feaster, Gracie Charles, Cora (John)
Harris, and Linda (Lawrence) Jackson. He leaves behind six uncles,
Grady, Jessie Williamson, Willie (Glenda) Joseph, Leon Woodard,
Trez Feaster; devoted friends of over 50 years, Marvin Yarborough,
Casey Trapp and Gerald Cook; a confidante Cheryl Peay Mobley and
a host of nieces, nephews and friends, all of whom will miss him dearly