Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Woodham
September 22, 1970-July 5, 2008
Sergeant First Class Anthony Woodham, 37 of Rogers, died Saturday July 5, 2008 at Camp Adder, Iraq.
He was born September 22, 1970 in Newport, Arkansas to Lyndle Woodham and Katherine Scoggin Woodham.
Anthony was the Salutatorian of his graduating class of 1988 at Concord High School, Concord, Arkansas. He
was involved with the Boy Scouts of America, enjoyed hunting, camping and spending quality time with his
family. Anthony’s passion was restoring and fixing up Ford Mustangs, and was a NASCAR fan. He loved his
four Chocolate Labs, Hershey, Cocoa, Zena, and Boomhower. Before being sent to Iraq he had been employed
by Springdale Dodge. Anthony was the motor sergeant for Delta Company, 1st Squadron, 151st Cavalry
Regiment of Arkansas’ 39th Infantry Brigade.
Survivors include his wife of 11 years Crystal Woodham of the home; his son Patrick Woodham,of the home, his
son Mitchell Woodham, of the home; his daughter Courtney Woodham, of the home; his mother Katherine
Woodham of Drasco, Arkansas; a sister Robin Cotten, of Drasco; his father and mother-in-law Dan and Peggy
Pettay of Rogers; sisters-in-law Staci Pettay of Bella Vista, Kylie Sutton and her husband Bryan of Rogers, Erin
Pettay, of Rogers; nieces Breanna Pettay, Payton Sutton, both of Rogers; nephews Trever Woodham, and Tyler
Cotten, both of Drasco.
Anthony was preceded in death by his father Lyndle Woodham; maternal grandparents Junior Scoggin of
Pleasant Plains, Arkansas and Florence Briggs, of Pine Bluff; paternal grandparents D.E. and Ruby Woodham of
Concord, Arkansas, and a cousin Jalissa Scoggin.
Funeral services will be 2:00PM Tuesday July 15, 2008 at the Southside Church of Christ with Jackie Chesnutt
officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will be in the Fayetteville National Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-9:00PM Monday July 14, 2008 at Southside Church of Christ.
The family request that those attending the funeral, in honor of Anthony, where something patriotic; red, white
or blue, or camo.
A memorial service in Concord, Arkansas will be 2:00PM Saturday July 19, 2008 at the First Baptist Church of
Concord, with the Rev. Darvin Carlton officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Troop #49 , 1906 South 15th Street, Rogers, AR, 72758.