Jim "JIm" Woodard

Jim Woodard, 74, of Clarinda, Iowa passed away on Sept. 20, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Society in Villisca, IA.

Jim was born Jan. 11, 1947, in Gallatin, MO to Jesse and Harold Woodard.  Jim grew up in and graduated from Clarinda High School in 1965.  He joined the Iowa National Guard and was honorably discharged in 1972.

Jim married Nancy Jennings on Oct. 25, 1968.  Jim and Nancy have one son, Joseph, who was born June 15, 1976.

Jim was recruited by Big A Auto Parts in 1970 and worked for Big A for 32 years being promoted and transferred several times.  Jim and Nancy bought and operated the Sears Hometown Store in Marshalltown, IA from 2002 - 2011.  They retired to Clarinda, IA in 2012.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Harold Woodard, his brother, John Woodard, father- and mother-in-law, Tony and Helen Jennings, and brother-in-law, Bill Jennings.

He is survived by his wife Nancy, his son Joseph, and his sister Jean Eskridge who lives in Missouri.