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Calvin Bentley Woodson

April 17, 1937 ~ August 2, 2017 (age 80)

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Mr. Calvin Bentley Woodson, 80 of Chipley, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in the Novant Presbyterian Medical Center of Charlotte, North Carolina.  

Calvin was born on April 17, 1937 to the late Ralph & Sarah (Kates) Woodson in Chatham, Virginia.  He was a member of the Orange Hill Missionary Baptist Church where he served diligently as a Deacon.  He served his country in the United States Air Force for 20 years before retiring.  Upon retiring he became the first black volunteer fire fighter in Washington County, Florida.  He was also a member of the VFW Post and the Lions Club both of Chipley.  Calvin was a mentor to many and left an imprint on this earth that could never go unnoticed.  

He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 31 years, Lola M. Woodson of Chipley, FL;  three daughters:  Winter Dortech, Regina Brim, and Melanie Dunston;  grandchildren:  Christopher Dunston, Denzell Dortech, Jose Lahoz III, Elizabeth Lahoz, Briana Lahoz, and Savannah Martinez;  one sister:  Sandra White;  sister-in-law:  Edna McFadden; brothers-in-law:  Wilford Coleman and his wife Alfredia, and Jared Kent and his wife Pam;  aunts:  Dorothy Smith, Catherine Smith, Eloise Thompkins, and Angeline Witcher;  uncle: Samuel Jones; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and many sorrowful friends.  


 Service Information

Public Viewing
Friday
August 11, 2017

12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
1220 Church Ave
Chipley, FL 32428

Visitation
Friday
August 11, 2017

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Orange Hill Missionary Baptist Church
806 Sunday Road
Chipley, FL 32428

Celebration of Life
Saturday
August 12, 2017

11:00 AM
Orange Hill Missionary Baptist Church
806 Sunday Road
Chipley, FL 32428

Reception
Saturday
August 12, 2017

1:30 PM
Orange Hill Missionary Baptist Church
806 Sunday Road
Chipley, FL 32428

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
August 12, 2017

Orange Hill Church Cemetery
816 Sunday Road
Chipley, FL 32428


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