Gene Eric Woodward

Jul. 28, 2013 @ 10:59 AM

Gene Eric Woodward, age 55 of Seymour, TN, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013. He was an employee at Swaggerty’s Farm and loved spending time outdoors. His favorite hobby was gardening and he loved to grow vegetables to either can them as hot peppers or pick for family and friends to cook.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack Woodward Sr. and Jean Barnett; sister and brother-in-law, Sherry McIntosh and husband Charles; step-children, Daniel Gravley and Jessica Gravley Houk.

Survivors include his son, Justin Woodward; daughter, Ami Perdue; grandchildren, Yasmin, Jordan, and Thalia Stroup, Corey, Dawson, and Bayleigh Houk; brother and sister-in-law, Jack Woodward and wife Diane; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Nigh and husband Clarence; many special nieces and nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews, and many friends wherever he went.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour with Rev. Becky Milligan officiating. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Monday at Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour. Cremation arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, TN, 37865, (865) 577-2807.