Hobart "Newt" Woolsey, 56, 22 Virginia Terrace, died Thursday,
Sept. 20, 1990 at his home after an extended illness.
The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Neal-Tarpley Funeral Home with the Rev. Loyd Mabry officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens with full military rites. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and until the hour of service Sunday.
He was born Jan. 29, 1934, in Galesburg, IL, a son of Phillip R.
Woolsey and Laura McAuley Woolsey.
He was a grounds keeper with J & J Maintenance and a retired Army veteran who served in both the Korean and Vietnam conflicts.
Survivors include his wife, Velma Taylor Woolsey, Clarksville; three stepsons, David Kean, Springfield, Jeffrey Kean, Nashville, and Kevin Kean,
Fayetteville, Ga.; one daughter, Sandra Holder, Nashville; one stepdaughter, Deborah Dickens, Augusta, Ga.; one brother, Phillip E. Woolsey, Galesburg,; three sisters, Phyllis Stone, Galva, 111., Blanche Ray, Clarksville, and Judy Nicholson, Bartlett, I1L; and seven grand- children. In lieu
of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Memorial Hospital Hospice Program or the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Nashville.
[The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, TN, 21 Sep 1990, Fri, Page 11]
Grave marker for Hobart Woolsey in Resthaven Memorial
Gardens, Clarksville (Montgomery county), Tennessee.
Hobart enlisted in the Army on 28
September 1953 and initially served with Co. T, 85th Infantry Regiment
l0th Infantry Division at Fort Riley, KS.
He later volunteered for parachutist
duty and was assigned to in Company L, 508th ARCT.
He was discharged on 28 February 1955
and began a second enlistment the following day as 1 of 186 508th ARCT
re-enlistees for Operation Gyroscope,
He was last discharged on 31 August