Bill Wooden, age 82 of the Owens Chapel community in Springfield, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Spain officiating. Burial will follow in Owens Chapel Cemetery with Mike Wooden, Christian Payne, Amber Fazekas, Tyler Wooden, Dustin Wooden, and Scott Cook serving as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Tom Wooden and Frank Sweeny. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 4 until 8 PM and Sunday from 12 noon until the hour of service.
Mr. Wooden was born July 13, 1938 in Robertson County to the late Marshall Monroe and Lois White Wooden. He was a dairy farmer and enjoyed hunting and playing cards. He and his wife were regular attenders of the Hardee’s Breakfast Club.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara Wooden of Springfield; sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Renee Wooden of Springfield and Donald and Teresa Wooden of Springfield; brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Faye Wooden of Maryville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Joe Fugate of Greenbrier and Lola and James F. Cook of Springfield; grandchildren, Amber (Barry) Fazekas, Dustin (Danielle Hudson) Wooden, and Tyler (Chantele) Wooden; and great grandchildren, Christian Payne, Zander Fazekas, and Noah Otto Wooden.
The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to Grace Freewill Baptist Church. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.
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