Michael Woodhams obituary

contact: Teresa Ventimiglia
| WMU News

Michael "Woody" Woodhams, former electrician in maintenance services, died Jan. 19. He was 63.

Woodhams joined the staff in 1997 and retired in 2009 after 12 years of service to the University.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1974. A master guitarist, Woodhams loved all things musical.


A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St., Kalamazoo. A private burial will be held at a later date at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.


Memorial gifts in Woodham’s name may be made to a charity of choice.