Floyd James Woodward, 93
Bonners Ferry Herald, November 9, 2006
Floyd James Woodward, 93, entered into eternal rest on November 2, 2006 at Life Care
of Sandpoint, in Sandpoint, Idaho. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, November
14, 2006 at 1 p.m. in the Bonners Ferry Funeral Home, in Bonners Ferry, Idaho with
internment following in the Grandview Cemetery.
Floyd was born on March 21, 1913 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho to Clarence and Amy
Woodward. He attended school at the Old Curley Creek School through the eighth
grade. He then began working for father making firewood, poles, railroad ties and logs.
In 1946 he bought his first logging truck. Floyd would own two other log trucks during
his working career. He was a good mechanic and always kept his log trucks in good
running condition. For a short period of time Floyd also owned and operated a portable
sawmill with his brother Lester. After they sold the sawmill, he continued to haul logs for
a logging company in Libby, Montana until his retirement in 1978. Even though he spent
time working away, he returned to Bonners Ferry, as that is always where he considered
Floyd’s family was a very important part of his life. He took care of his mother, Amy,
for many years. His vacation travels were always to visit his family. He enjoyed
exploring areas where they lived.
Floyd enjoyed the outdoors and loved animals in particular cats. He also enjoyed the
local logging events, old time fiddlers contest, the local county fair, visiting with friends
and holiday dinners with family.
Floyd is survived by sister-in-law Esther (Lester) Woodward of Post Falls, Idaho,
nieces Elsie Shipman and Violet Johnson of California, nephew David (Diane)
Litzenberger of Sammamish, Washington, nieces Carl (Morris) Prosser, of Post Falls,
Idaho, Judy (Terry) Cravens, Sagle, Idaho, Shirley (Mitch) Marx of Lewiston, Idaho, Alice
(Wade) Allen, Rigby, Idaho and many great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Floyd was preceded by his parents, one brother: Lester and two sisters: Trellice
Cooper, and Ruby Litzenberger.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.