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Managing Partner / North Carolina Cemetery Licensee
Chad Woody was born and raised in South Carolina. He came to live in Richmond County in March 1995 when he was hired by Walter T. Stephenson at Watson-King Funeral Home. Chad became a Funeral Service Licensee in March 1996. Chad joined the Richmond Memorial Park team in April 2011 as Managing Partner and has his North Carolina Cemetery License. He lives in Hamlet with his wife, the former Julie Venable, daughter of Carole Venable and the late Ronnie Venable, and their three sons, Nic, Chase and Trent.
Chad graduated from St. Johns High School in Darlington, South Carolina in 1993 and from Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, Georgia in February 1995. While in high school, Chad earned his Eagle Scout title and also became member of the Order of the Arrow Brotherhood.
Chad attends Marks Creek Presbyterian Church in Hamlet. He is a member and President of the Rockingham Kiwanis Club and a member Seaboard Festival Planning Committee in Hamlet. In his spare time Chad enjoys watching University of Georgia Bulldogs Football, playing golf, fishing and hunting, along with spending time with his family. Chad is the son of Kenneth and Eloise Woody of Santee, South Carolina.
North Carolina Cemetery Licensee
Joanna Watson has been with Richmond County Memorial Park since 1996. She is licensed with the North Carolina Cemetery Commission. Joanna is the granddaughter of the founder of Richmond County Memorial Park, Joe Sibley, and the daughter of the previous owner, Gary Watson.