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William "Bill" H. Woodburn

August 27, 1946 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 73)


William “Bill” H. Woodburn, age 73 of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, at his home.

Visitation for family & friends will be 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday, December 30, 2019, at Behner Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor Monte Knudsen officiating. Burial will follow the service at Batavia Cemetery, Batavia, Iowa.

In-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus of Washington.  Cards and memorials may be mailed to Linda Woodburn, 1998 Redwood Avenue, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Bill was born August 27, 1946 in Ottumwa to Robert E. and Dorothy E. (Sparks) Woodburn.  He married Linda Lee Haynes in 1989.

Bill was a lifelong farmer and a truck driver.  While trucking, he liked to share stories of what he had seen.  Bills outdoors sports were spoonbill fishing and elk hunting.  His love for hunting continued by watching different hunting shows and also NASCAR.  Bill enjoyed traveling and what meant the most was spending time with his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many friends.   

Bill will be missed by his wife Linda; his children, Kimberly (Randy) Deao, Jenny L. Haynes, Todd (Kristy) Woodburn, Jolene Wimmer and Julyanne Millspaugh; grandchildren, Joshua Topping, Brian Jennings, Austin Deao, Jess Haynes, Tanner Deao, Alli Deao, Lanie Wimmer, Bradley Woodburn, Nathan Woodburn, Jersey Money, Maddi Woodburn and Layke Millspaugh; great grandchildren, Jakob Ponce, Jaycee Topping and Oliver Deao; and Janet Haynes who he loved like a sister.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Dorothy; and brother, Wayne Woodburn.


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December 30, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
203 South Main
Fairfield, IA 52556

Funeral Service
December 31, 2019

10:00 AM
Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
203 South Main
Fairfield, IA 52556

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