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Roscoe Woodard Jr.

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Roscoe Woodard Jr., 67, of Wilson, passed away Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. A celebration of his life and work will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Contending for the Faith Church Ministries, 1006 Academy St., Wilson. Elder Dameion Royal will deliver the eulogy and Bishop Willie Thomas will preside. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5 - 7 p.m. Friday at Carrons Funeral Home, 325 E. Nash St., Wilson. Precious memories are cherished by his wife, Cynthia Hilliard-Woodard of the home; two daughters, Jamie Woodard of Raleigh and LaToya B. Murray (Justin) of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; one son, Shelton M. Hilliard (Nicole) of Wilson; his father, Roscoe Woodard Sr. of Wilson; three sisters, Mary W. Evans (Willie), Peggy Ann Woodard and Patricia W. Joseph, all of Wilson; one brother, Leroy Woodard (Betty) of Winterville; four grandchildren, ShiDoris Williams, Taliyah Hilliard, Tijah Davis Hilliard and Justin Alexander Murray II; two maternal aunts, Alice Bobbitt and Inez Watson; four paternal aunts, Annie Doris Davis of Fremont, Marjorie Horne of Stantonsburg and Adlona Anderson and Mary W. Coley, both of Wilson; four paternal uncles, Roosevelt Woodard of Baltimore, Brody Williams of Goldsboro and Donald Woodard and Andrew Woodard, both of Wilson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at the residence and will assemble there at 1 p.m. Saturday in preparation for the funeral procession. Arrangements have been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home. Condolences may be directed to www.carronsfuneralhome.com.