Richard “Dick” E. Woodman

August 2, 1931 - April 28, 2023
Richard “Dick” E. Woodman

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Richard E. Woodman, referred to as Dick, age 91 of Wilmington, NC, passed away on April 28, 2023.

Dick was born on August 2, 1931 to the late Clarence F. and Katherine G. Woodman in Newton, Massachusetts.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Paula D. Woodman and his four sons, Bill, Don, Ken, and Jim.

Dick was a corporal in the Army during the Korean War and continued to be a patriot of this wonderful country for the rest of his life.  He was a Vice President of Commercial Appraisals for New World Bank in Boston for 30 years.

He took great joy in his family which kept on growing.  He had 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren with another on the way.

Dick always had a wonderful sense of humor making everyone around him smile and laugh. He will be sorely missed by all.

Dick’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Services of Wilmington and Home Instead for the care they provided him and his family during this time.

There are no services to be announced.

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  • May 08, 2023
    Mark Weber says:
    Bill - The Croixstone team is thinking about you and your family. You must be very proud of your dad's service to our country. The twinkle in his eye in the picture speaks to the wonderful sense of humor that was described in his obituary. My best, Mark Weber

  • May 04, 2023
    Kim Harkness says:
    Bill - I'm so very sorry to hear about your Dad. He sounds like an amazing man with a remarkable life. Peace be with you and the entire family during this time.