Dec. 27, 1944 - Feb. 18, 2021

OAKLEY – Gary Woodall, 76 years old, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at his home in Oakley, Idaho.

Gary lived in Oakley for 48 years. He was born December 27, 1944, in Burley, Idaho, to Wesley J. and Sarah Alice Yeaman Woodall. Gary grew up and attended school in Declo. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Gary attended ISU Tech studying mechanics and welding. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He married LaDean Gee, February 20, 1968. They have three children. Gary volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America and was wood badge trained. He was a member of the Oakley Volunteer Fire Department, during his tenure he served as Captain. He worked most of his adult life for Heinz, Ore-Ida, and McCains as a mechanic. Gary could fix and build just about anything asked of him. He could spend hours tinkering in his shop.

Gary is survived by his wife, LaDean Gee Woodall; two daughters, Kammi (Ryan) Nelson of Boise, Cherri Woodall of Oakley; and a son, James (Melissa) Woodall of Hermiston, Oregon; one brother, Gayle Woodall of Alaska; and one sister, Nila Burash of Jerome. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Donny Clearwater, Jesse (Brooklyn) Clearwater, Joshua Nelson, Benjamin Nelson, Morgan Nelson, Julie Woodall, Nicholas Woodall, and Nathan Woodall; and his mother-in-law, Cleo Morgan Gee.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley J. Woodall, and Alice Yeaman Woodall; his siblings, Wesley “Woody” Woodall, Theral Woodall, Larry Woodall, and Evelyn Woodall Lindburgh.

The family would like to thank Harrison’s Hope Hospice for their loving care. Thank you Kathy, Kippy, and Dan.

Graveside services and military rites will be held in June of 2021.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home of Burley.

Condolences for Gary Woodall

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From Cassie Roundy:
I have many memories of going up to your home for visits, both when we were all kids and even recently. Gary fought a great fight. Ladean and family, you have been tested and refined. It is beautiful to feel the unity and genuine love have in your families. Bless you all during this transition. With love, Cassie
From Dave Wilson:
LaDean & Family, Gary was one of hardest workers I have ever known. It was my pleasure to associate with him for a number of years, His many accomplishments and his big heart will be greatly missed.
From Tony and Jane Morley:
We will miss this great man! Praying for your family.
From Dee Yeaman:
Sorry to hear of Gary's passing.
May God send a blessing of comfort and peace to family and friends.
LuDean, I’m so sorry for your loss. Gary was a good friend and better person. May Heavenly Father bless you with love and comfort.
From Paul and Claudia Woodhouse :
Paul and I send our deepest sympathy, our prayers and our love. You have been a great influence for good to the little, beautiful Oakley valley. May you gave many wonderful memories at this time and always.
From Louise :
In memory of one of the Lords finest. REST IN PEACE
From Dwight Hale:
I am sorry to hear of your loss
From Juanita Sorg:
Our sincerest condolences to Gary's family. He worked with Gene for many years! It was a pleasure to know him! RIP my friend!! Gene & Juanita Sorg
From Craner:
Dear Woodall Family
I appreciate getting to know your father and husband over the years. My sincere condolences to your family in this time of need. Hard working man that will be missed by many that got the privilege to know him. With much love Kirk Craner and Family.
From Ty West:
I am a roll off driver for SISW, I knew Gary during the time he ran the Oakley R/O station. He is one of the most kind, sweet and hard working people I have ever met. I'm sorry for your loss. May he rest in paradise.
From Glen wilkinson13:
Sorry for your loss may god bless you
From Melvin Darrington:
Sorry to hear of Gary's passing We spent a lot of time .together during our 12 years of school together. He had a very kind heart
From Wayne Fuqua:
Dear LaDean and the Woodall family,

Debbie and I are very saddened to learn of Gary's passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy and our very best wishes for you and your family as you go forward. We will all miss Gary. He was a really good person and a good friend when we were growing up in Declo. I'm glad we were able to see you and Gary again at our 50th class reunion. Please take care and stay well.

Sincerely, Wayne and Debbie Fuqua

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