Alvin Tommy “T.J.” Woodard Jr., 34, of Blackshear, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 in Brantley County.

Born in Polk County, FL September 29, 1985, he had lived in Pierce County all of his life. He was a lineman for Sumter Utilities and attended Deenwood Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing video games and loved spending time with his kids.  He will always be remembered as being a loving son and brother.

Survivors include his wife, Keelie Allen Woodard, Enigma; a daughter, Taylor Garren, Blackshear; three sons, JJ Woodard, Christopher Woodard and Tristan Woodard all of Blackshear; three honorary daughters, Tierney McMillan and Tiara McMillan, both of Blackshear and Ariel Cooper, Alma; his mother and step-father, Connie and Linton Taylor, Blackshear; his father, Alvin Woodard Sr., Blackshear; his sister and brother-in-law, Stacy and Brian Smith, Waycross; two brothers, Paul Woodard, Waycross and Early Taylor, Blackshear; several nieces and nephews including five who were very close to him, Dakota Woodard, Zach Woodard, D. J. Lankford, Riley Smith and Makayla Rogers and several other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the funeral home.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Memorialization is by cremation.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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