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Stanley Olin Woodyard

Stanley Olin Woodyard, 76, died March 15, 2006, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs.He was born Oct. 8, 1929, in Fort Collins to Olin and Ruth (Ray) Woodyard. He served with the U.S. Marines during the Korean War. Stanley married Kikuko Yokomizo on Oct. 1, 1955, in Raton, N.M. Stanley and his family have been residents of the Glenwood Springs area for 34 years. Stanley was a resource conservationist with the United States Department of Agriculture until his retirement. He was instrumental in the development of the Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. He taught adult literacy in the area for many years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs. He was a member of the Kiwanis, NARFE, and was also a Shriner.Stanley is survived by his wife; son Michael Olin Woodyard; daughters Katherine Rae Woodyard and Leatha Thome; brother Jack R. Woodyard; sister, Margaret Annand; and two grandchildren.He was preceded in death by brothers Arthur Wixon and Harold Wixon, and sisters Frances Arriaga and Jesse Ehler.There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs. Pastor Robert Sewell will officiate.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in his memory to the First United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601.Farnum-Holt Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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