Ward B. Woodyard of Little Hocking will be celebrating his 80th birthday.
He was born on Nov. 6, 1938, to the late Alton and Lois Woodyard of Athens. He graduated from Shade High School.
He retired in 2004 after 48 years of dedicated government service which included the FBI, U.S. Army and the U.S. Postal Service.
He has been married to Rita Dewees Woodyard for 53 years. They have three children, Sandra (Charlie) Whitehair, Brenda (Kevin) Kirkbride and Brian Woodyard. They have two grandsons, Garrett Whitehair and Dylan Kirkbride.
A family celebration will be held in honor of his birthday. Cards may be sent to: Ward B. Woodyard, 1292 Hocking Road, Little Hocking, OH 45742.