Stanley Lee Woodward, 55, of Glenwood, passed away Sunday evening, August 29, 2021 at Reid Health, Richmond.
He was born December 1, 1965 in Vincennes, Indiana, one of eight children of Jack Joe and Carolyn Sue Richards Woodward.
Along with his dad, he enjoyed driving stock cars and racing at Whitewater Valley Speedway. In 1976 at the age of ten, Stanley won his very first race on a Big Wheel at Whitewater Valley Speedway. Throughout his life, he enjoyed all types of racing.
Other than racing, Stanley also enjoyed the demolition derby, working at Jack Woodward’s garage, and spending time with his family. He also had a great devotion to his pets.
He was employed for Circle K in Shelbyville, formerly Big Foot.
Survivors include his mother, Carolyn Sue Woodward of Connersville; six siblings, Chuck (Nancy) Woodward, Joe Woodward, David (Jerrie) Woodward, Becky Woodward, and Ed (Nisa) Woodward, all of Connersville, and Brad (Leslie) Woodward of Rushville; aunts and uncles, Tom (Betty) Woodward of Palestine, Illinois, Betty (Bill) Schultz and Bert (Vance) Pinkstaff, both of Russellville, Illinois, Lucy (Joe Wagner) Woodward-Silver of Evansville, Indiana, Rachel (Larry) Hunsaker and Tim (Kay) Woodward of Lawrenceville, Illinois, Betty Dunlap and Sharon Collins, both of Robinson, Illinois, and Judy (Gene) Chapman of Connersville; and many nieces and nephews.
Stanley is preceded in death by his father, Jack Joe Woodward, who passed away February 15, 2021; a sister, Cindy Fletcher; two nephews, Tyler and Steven Woodward; and a great nephew, Bryce Woodward.
Friends are invited from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. the same day at the funeral home with Pastor Richard Ware officiating. Burial will be at Dale Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.