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James W. Woodburn

April 28, 1945 ~ June 24, 2018 (age 73)

James W. Woodburn, 73 of Princeton passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018, at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville. He was born in Princeton, April 28, 1945, to Jim and Dorothy (Rembe) Woodburn.

He lived in Princeton most of his life, graduating from Princeton High School in 1963. He worked in carpentry before retiring after 23 years with Snap-On Tool.

Jim is survived by his wife, Becky McKenzie Woodburn of Princeton; two children, Janelle (Jon) Zeisler of Princeton and Jason Woodburn of Greenfield; four grandchildren, Beau and Morgan Zeisler of Princeton, and Hannah and Joseph Woodburn of Greenfield; cousins, James Mason of Evansville, Terry Geesken of New York City, Jenifer Heidi (Russ) Gruelle; nieces, Elizabeth Montgomery of Georgia, Cathy (Michael)Johnson of Wisconsin, Kelly (David) Phillips of Princeton; nephews, Tim (Marla) Wilkerson of California, Tom (Amy) Olds of Oakland City, and Dan Olds of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dennis Woodburn; and two sons, James Woodburn Jr. and James David Woodburn.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Decker Cemetery near Patoka, officiated by Father Brian Emmick. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton has been entrusted with arrangements.

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