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Charles Woodruff
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1930
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 2009
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA

Charles L. Woodruff, 79, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2009, at Deaconess Hospital. He was born January 8, 1930, in Sullivan County, Indiana.

Charlie worked at Bucyrus-Erie for 32 years as a machinist. After the closure of Bucyrus-Erie, he worked at St. James East United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Youth Home as a maintenance man.

He was an active member of St. James East United Methodist Church for 39 years and was a current member of Salem United Methodist Church.

He was an Army veteran, serving three and half years. He attended Army Language School in California, where he learned Polish. After graduation, he was stationed in Germany.

Charlie was an avid woodworker. He shared his talent with many, but specifically he enjoyed doing projects for the church.

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother, who will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Charlie is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn Woodruff; daughter, Joyce and husband, Gary Schaar; sons, Alan and wife, Anne Woodruff, and Bruce and wife, Lesa Woodruff; grandchildren, Christen and Jennifer Schaar, Ashleigh and Josh Hernandez, Abigail and Adam Woodruff and Kayla and Haley Woodruff; and sister, Margie and husband, Bob Keller.

Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Randy Anderson and Dr. Gary Schaar, with burial at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit Monday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, 6311 Kratzville Road, Evansville, IN 47711. Condolences may be made online at Arrangements by Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road.

Published in the Courier Press on 9/6/2009

(Cause of death: Heart attack)
Family links: 
  Robert Woodruff (1875 - 1958)
  Carrie Ernestine Beck Woodruff (1884 - 1970)
  Patricia R Woodruff (1953 - 1953)*
  John Amos Gillett (1905 - 1956)**
  George Wendell Woodruff (1914 - 1917)*
  Irmal Ruth Woodruff Wools (1919 - 2009)*
  Robert Woodruff (1921 - 1972)*
  Charles Woodruff (1930 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Sep 07, 2009
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