Jack Kenneth Woodward, 88, of Louisville, KY passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 at his residence. He was born April 27, 1932 in Lynch, KY, the son of the late Hale and Ruth (Helton) Woodward. His wife, Charlene Woodward and one sister, Barbara Sue, also preceded him in death. Jack was a US Airforce veteran and later retired to Knoxville, TN after a long career in Funeral and Cemetery Service. He relocated to Louisville in recent years to be closer to his family. He loved his grandchildren, golf and UK Basketball. He was a Mason and member of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville. Left to cherish his memory are his children, Sharon Woodward, Rick Woodward, Jackie Bivens, and Scott Woodward; five grandchildren, Jordan Grubb, Julie Ann Bivens, Jessica Byerly, Lindsey Woodward, Joshua Koch; one great-grandson, Maverick Byerly; and one sister, Nancy Jones. Family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 PM, Friday, April 16, 2021 at Smith West Chapel. Family and friends will assemble for graveside service and interment at 1:00 PM, Friday, April 16, 2021 at Grandview Cemetery with Dr. Mark A. Grubb officiating. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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