Harry Woolford, 78, of Denton, MD departed this earthly life and transitioned to be with Lord on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at the Caroline Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Denton, MD after a lengthy illness.
Harry, also known as Junie, was born on November 2, 1942 in Easton, MD to the late Harry Brooks and Eleanor Woolford Allen.
After receiving his education in the Talbot County Public School System (Robert Russa Moton), Harry held several jobs. Plumbing was his typical occupation. However, he was definitely a jack of all trades and a skilled handyman. Harry was always employed and held several jobs over the years. He previously worked at the historic Tidewater Inn; holding various positions as either a cook, a waiter, and a bellman; the YMCA as a janitor and at C. Albert Matthews as a plumber. Until his illness no longer allowed, he did yard work for his beloved friends, Dr. & Mrs. Robert and Juanita Baker in Oxford, MD.
Harry accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior as a young man. He was an active member of the Asbury United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Usher Board and the Board of Trustees.
Harry loved cooking, crabbing, fishing, hunting and definitely placing and wager or two. He also loved to travel. Harry travelled to Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Omaha, Hollywood and Miami Gardens, FL. He loved Atlanta, GA. Harry’s infectious smile was a definite trademark. To know Harry, was to love him. He was a loyal friend and he loved his family.
Left to cherish his wonderful memory are two sons: Harry A. Woolford (Lisa) of Trappe, MD and Jason Woolford of Easton, MD. Ten grandchildren: Tysheka Woolford of Gambrills, MD, Rakeim Woolford of Olive Branch, MS, Jalen Cook of Greensboro, MD, Noah Woolford and Naomi Woolford of Trappe, MD, Jai Woolford, Jayon Friend-Woolford, Makayla Friend, Jay’Zon Roberts of Cambridge, MD and Jaden Woolford of Frederica, DE. Sons, daughters and grandchildren from previous unions that were like his own: Daphan “Neicy” Smith (Willie) of Trappe, MD, Trina Green, Dexter Pritchett of Easton, MD, Wayne Woolford of Baltimore, MD, Margaret Watford (Freddie) of New Castle, DE, Lisa Freeman of Wilmington, DE, Cheryl Hall of Cleveland, OH, Will Hall (Trish) of Preston, MD, Chequan Hall of Denton, MD, Kiante’ Hall of Cleveland, OH, Dayvon (Da-Da) Hall of MD. Three sisters: Shirley D. Woolford of Chicago, IL, Ann Jackson (John) of Des Moines, IA, and Doris E. Woolford of Easton; two brothers: Francis Allen (Joan) of Easton, MD and Donnie Allen (Yvette) of Miami, FL. A cousin who was more like a brother, George “Billy” Wilson (Connie) of Easton, MD; four sisters-in-law: Arlene Hawkins (Elwood) of Denton, MD, Margaret Thompson (Caleb) of Denton, MD, Sylvia Mouton (Joseph) of Papillion, NE, Cindy Wright of Grasonville, MD; one brother-in-law, John Ringgold (Trish) of MD; a god-daughter, Denise “Cookie” Potter of Easton, MD; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
In addition to his parents, Harry is preceded in death by his wife Patricia (Tweetie) Woolford.