James Woodworth

Obituary of James Richard Woodworth

James (Jim) Woodworth, born on August 8, 1933 to Mary Helen and Richard Alton Woodworth in Illinois. He migrated with his parents to California when he was a toddler moving to the San Fernando Valley.

A graduate of Tarzana High School he married Virginia (Sue) Brown on September 2, 1955. Starting off a marriage at a young age with little means Jim migrated to technical jobs climbing the corporate ladder ending up focusing his career in aircraft maintenance becoming a highly respected executive in the field. Retiring in 1995 and moving to Big River, CA on the Colorado River, Jim spent 19 of his retirement years enjoying working on old cars and traveling with his wife.

Moving to Temecula in 2011 so he could be closer to his family during his sunset years Jim and Sue settled into their forever home. In 2014 Jim lost his beloved wife of 59 years, Sue. He enjoyed visits from family and his Thursday night bible study. Jim had a very full and happy life. He was a great son, husband, and father. He touched many lives especially those young men who needed fatherly direction. He will be missed by all.

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Celebration of Life

11:00 am
Monday, March 22, 2021
England Family Mortuary
27135 Madison Avenue
Temecula, California, United States
(951) 695-8555


1:00 pm
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Miramar National Cemetery
5795 Nobel Dr
San Diego, California, United States
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