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Harold Dan Woodall

Harold Dan Woodall passed away on January 1, 2019 at the age of 72.  Harold was born on January 8, 1946 in Frederick, Oklahoma.  Harold was the second of four children born to Denver and Tennie Woodall.  He grew up on a small rural farm.  He loved animals and was President of his high school’s FFA.  He was also a Boy Scout and achieved scouting’s highest honor, the rank of Eagle Scout.

Harold pursued his love of the Ag industry and attended Oklahoma State University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics and Finance. After college he served in the United States Army as a surgical assistant in the Thoracic Surgery Ward at Letterman General Hospital in San Francisco.  This was during the Viet Nam War, and many young soldiers were brought to Letterman directly from Viet Nam.  Harold said this was his most memorable and favorite job.

After the army Harold worked as a commercial lending officer for Bank of America; as CEO of an oil and gas production company and as President of Stewart Medical, Inc.

Harold had 3 children, Jaime, Daniel and Randee.  In 1998 he married Gina Marie Poretti and added her four children to his family; Jo-Lee, Jiaa, Jason and Jasmine.  

Harold served as Vice President of Church Lending for the California Baptist Foundation and Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer for Ministry Partners.  Harold helped thousands of churches with their financing needs, and he always put the church first in all his dealings.

Harold loved his wife, his seven children and his twelve grandchildren.  He also loved his Lord Jesus Christ and serving others.  

Harold was preceded in death by his parents and his step daughter Jiaa.  He is survived by his twin sister Carol Clark, his brothers Mike Woodall and David Woodall, his wife Gina, his daughters Jaime and Randee, his son Daniel, Gina’s children Jo-Lee, Jason and Jasmine, and twelve grandchildren, Jade, Jayiana, Jaylynn, Jo-Lee, Sierra, Liam, Jiaa, Emilee, Kali, Owen, Hayden and Tenni.

A memorial will be held on January 19th 10:00am at Turlock Memorial Park.