Wallace Max Wooderson, of Liberty MO, passed away August 1, 2022, at Liberty Hospital with his loving wife Loretta by his side.
Max was born in Bowraville, Australia on November 5, 1934, the eldest of six to Robert and Dorothy Wooderson. From 1952 to1954 Max honorably served in the Artillery at Queensland/Singleton New South Wales. Max moved to America in 1956 and attended Graceland College. He went on to have a lengthy career in the banking industry.
Max was a natural conversationalist, making friends everywhere he went. He was a man of many passions. He enjoyed working in his garden every opportunity he had. He especially loved African Violets and participated in the American Violet society where he traveled, along with his wife Loretta, to judge many exhibits. Max also loved photography. Where he went, his camera went with him. Max was an avid stamp collector, spending many happy hours enjoying this hobby. One of Max’s great loves was spending time outdoors walking with his trusted furry friend, Lily.
He was an ordained Minister and a member of the Community of Christ Church, performing many weddings for family and friends. He had a heart dedicated to God, a great faith in Jesus Christ, and is walking hand and hand with Him for eternity.
Max is preceded in death by his parents Robert Thomas Wooderson and Dorothy Valma Wooderson (Spokes), and a sister Valma Wooderson. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years Loretta Wooderson, son Dale Wooderson, daughter Debbie Stevens, stepsons Eric Way, Greg Way, Paul Way, and stepdaughter Colleen Goucher. He is also survived by brothers Bruce Wooderson, David Wooderson, Peter Wooderson, sister Ruth Boyd, along with many grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A service celebrating Max's life will be held at 4:00 pm Thursday, August 18, at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 North State Route 291, Liberty, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.Service Information:
A service celebrating Max’s life will be held at 4:00 pm Thursday, August 18, at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 North State Route 291, Liberty, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.