APACHE - A private service will be held after cremation for H. 

Dwight Woodward. Burial will follow at a later date in Fairview Cemetery, Apache.

He was born Dec. 27, 1926, in Apache to Harold and Dorothy [Teeter] Woodward. He graduated from Apache High School in 1944 and served his country with the U.S. Marine Corp.

He married Joyce Allene Elliott on Dec. 29, 1947. Dwight and Joyce lived in Cyril, where they owned Woodward's Department Store. He was active in many city projects: hospitals, fire department, Rotary Club, and Chamber of Commerce. 

Three sons were born to them: David Dwight Woodward in 1950; Alan Kent Woodward in 1953; and Chris Elliott Woodward in 1957.

The couple loved to travel in their motor home.

Joyce preceded him in death. Survivors are his sons and daughters-in-law: David and Lori Woodward; Alan and Jan Woodward; and Chris and Cathy Woodward; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.