Ernest “Ernie” Woodcock
September 24, 1929 - March 5, 2020
Ernest “Ernie” Woodcock, age 90, of Dover, DE, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020.
Born in Patterson, GA on September 24, 1929, he was the son of the late Jasper E. and Eunice (Aldridge) Woodcock. Ernie proudly served his country in the United States Army. He also worked as a foreman for Georgia Pacific Corporation. Ernie loved spending time outside, cutting his grass and taking care of his yard. He was an active member of Dover World Outreach Church of God and a dedicated volunteer for Meals on Wheels.
In addition to his parents, Ernie was preceded in death by his wife, Odetha L. Woodcock and later by, Marie Woodcock; and siblings, Jacqueline Walker and Eldon “Bo” Woodcock. He is survived by his children, Randy E. Woodcock (Jacqueline) of Albuquerque, NM, Linn L. McFarland (Rusty) of Middletown and stepdaughter, Joyce E. Cortilesso of Townsend; grandchildren, Charlie, Andie, Ryan, Dustin, Derek and Julia; great grandchildren, Riley, Quentin, Ryan Jr., Noah, Roman and Molly; and siblings, Alyne Leggett of Brunswick, GA, Earl Woodcock of Jesup, GA and James Woodcock of Patterson, GA.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ernie’s memory to Lakeview Church of God, 230 Hess Frontage Road, Grasonville, MD 21638 or Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor Polly Drummond Shopping Center, Newark, DE 19711.