Mr. Edward Joel Woodward, 64, of Valdese, passed away on Friday,
August 25, 2023, at his residence.

Mr. Woodward was born November 4, 1958, in Burke County, a son of Fairylyn Pyatte Woodward and the late Odell Woodward.   He retied as a picker in the dyehouse at Seigwerk.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Shannon Wells.

Surviving are, in addition to his mother, are his son, Joshua Joel Woodward (Wanetta) and siblings, Tanya Woodward, Ronda Pendergrass (Danny), Deborah Woodward, Michael Woodward (Treva) and two grandchildren, Brayden Laws and Lexia Laws.

At his request, there will be no services at this time.