Obituary for Richard Woodford

Richard Woodford, age 91, a long time Marshfield resident died at home on March 5, 2020. He was born in Anson, Chippewa County, WI to Ira and Olga (Larson) Woodford on October 20, 1928, the 12th. of 13 children.

He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Throughout his career he drove over the road commercially with Greyhound Buslines in the early 1950s and continued driving semi-truck until and accident forced his retirement in 1988. Richard loved visiting with friends and family, watching the Packers, the Brewers and other sports.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Karen Woodford, two sons, Walter (Cathy) Woodford of LaCrosse, WI , and Shawn (Sharon) of Stratford, WI, three daughters, Gloria (Jerry) Yocom of Reno, NV, Susan (Terry) Olson of Lancaster, WI and Kelly Woodford of Marshfield, ten grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, all of his siblings, a daughter Wendy, a son Richard, and a granddaughter, Samantha.

Per Richards request, there will be no formal funeral services planned.

If you would like to make a memorial in his name, they may be given to the Wildwood Zoo in Marshfield, or the Marshfield Area Pet Shelter.

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