Arlus Kenneth  “Ken” Woodall


Arlus Kenneth  “Ken” Woodall, 75, of McCordsville, Indiana passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 in Rockville, Indiana.  He was born on April 23, 1944 to Audrey and Nora Emily (Phillipps) Woodall-Dickerson. On October 19, 1965 he married Patricia Ann (Witt) Woodall at the Roachdale Presbyterian Church, Roachdale, Indiana who survives him.

He proudly served in the United States Air Force as a Jet Engine Mechanic and was honorably discharged in 1966. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Murat Shriners, Eastern Star and the Roachdale Baptist Church. He also served on the Gosport Town Counsel from 1995-1998.

Ken worked for decades in the freight industry as a long haul driver. He concluded with Yellow Freight, retiring in 2000 after a twenty-eight year career. He enjoyed NASCAR racing, golf, fishing, tractors and gardening, but his true love was being a grandfather to his eight grandchildren. Ken had a big heart and always was ready to help others; he particularly enjoyed delivering meals to the elderly and people less fortunate.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Woodall, McCordsville, Indiana; children, Kenneth (Rachel) Woodall, Waldorf, Maryland and Karen (Thomas) John, Indianapolis, Indiana; grandchildren, Taylor, Syndey, Kennedy, Devon, Ethan, Elijah, Leo, and Raylin; brother, Robert “Bobby” Woodall, Danville, IN; step-brothers, Gene Dickerson, Crawfordsville, IN and Bill Dickerson, Roachdale, IN along with many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, step-father, Harold Dickerson; brother, Arthur Woodall; and sisters, Louise Mason and Lois Jean Lanham; step-brothers, Raymond Dickerson, Burt Dickerson and Virgil Dickerson.

Funeral Services will be Monday, May 6, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, 102 East Washington Street, Roachdale, IN. Pastor Nathan Miller will be officiating. Friends may visit with the family prior to the service from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P. M.  Graveside services will be 3:00 P.M. Monday, May 6, 2019 at Gosport Cemetery, Gosport, Indiana.

 

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4 thoughts on “Arlus Kenneth  “Ken” Woodall

  • Kenneth Wayne Woodall

    Dad, I will miss you!!! Your memory will live within me until we meet again.
    Your living son,
    Wayne

    • Rebekah Whitfield

      Goodbye to the father of my dear friend, Karen. I know that Ken will be missed and his memory cherished. My condolences to Patty, the most devoted of wives, his children, and his grandchildren. He sure loved all of his grandbabies. My thoughts are with you all, and I pray for you to have peace in knowing that Ken’s soul is at rest with God and loved ones that have gone before him.