Kenneth Paul Woodward was born in Oceanside, CA on May 5, 1933 to Geneva and Guy Woodward. He passed away on December 19, 2019 in Escondido, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Richard D. Woodward. He is survived by his wife Corrine Woodward, son Kevin Guy Woodward, granddaughter Jessica Marie Woodward and step daughter Anne Barney.
Ken attended Oceanside High School for three years and graduated from El Centro High School in 1951. At both schools he was active in the athletic programs of football, basketball and track.
Ken was employed by the FBI while he attended San Diego State College. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in Korea during the Korean War. Following his discharge from the Army, he graduated from San Diego State and began his teaching career at Oceanside High School.
His first teaching assignment was for the mentally challenged. This was a new concept in education at Oceanside High School and he faced the challenge of developing this new program and was successful. Ken was a popular and well respected member of the coaching staff. He was coach for the Varsity Track Team for several years.
Ken was an administrator for Central Texas College for 15 years.
He enjoyed golfing and hiking and was active in the Ramona Historical Society, and was Director of the Guy B. Woodward museum.
Services for Ken will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Bonham Bros & Stewart Mortuary Chapel in Ramona. Viewing will begin at 10am and funeral service will be held at 12 noon. Immediately following service, Ken will be laid to rest with Military Honors at Nuevo Memory Gardens in Ramona.
Bonham Bros & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family.
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