Arthur T. Woodman 1926 - 2013 Lenexa
Arthur T. Woodman, 86, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013. Memorial Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 5325 Nieman Road, Shawnee, KS 66203. A reception will be held on Saturday, March 9, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Lakeview Village, Southridge building, Treetop room. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Lakeview Village Foundation Good Samaritan Fund or St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
Arthur was born March 21, 1926, in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Shawnee Mission Rural in 1944 and the University of Kansas in 1948. He was an architect and practiced in Wichita, KS for over 35 years. While in Wichita he served in the Chamber of Commerce for 30 years and chaired the Water Resources Committee. He chaired the Arkansas River Historical Society and the Lower Arkansas basin Advisory Committee for the State of Kansas. He loved classic automobiles; all music, especially Stan Kenton and other big bands; and he had a deep appreciation for the arts.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Esther Woodman, and one brother, Clyde. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Frances G. Woodman; 8 children: Susan Woodman, Jo Ann Garrett (Bob), Scott Woodman, Sherry Nader, Julie Woodman, Janet Woodman, Tom Woodman, and Rebecca Woodman; 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters, 1 brother, and many nieces and nephews.
His favorite activity was to have his family gather together. He was so full of life and love, and always had a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye. He will be dearly missed. (Condolences may be expressed at: www.porterfuneralhome.com Arrangements: Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS (913) 438-6444)
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