James Russell Woodford, age 83, peacefully passed away, on Friday, September 8, 2023, at Hammond Health Services in Hammond, Wisconsin. Jim was born November 6, 1939, to Leroy and Helen Woodford in Redwood, Minnesota. Jim is survived by his children, Cathy Jo (Terri) Swanson, Bobbie Jo Woodford, Robin (Rich) Haider, Sonda (Glenn) Schmidt, Brenda (Roger) Pouliot, Richard Cavegn, and Wanda (John) Warner; 20 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and brothers, Robert (Marilu) Woodford, John (Diane) Woodford and Charles (Anne) Woodford. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Charlene Grinstad and his brother Dave Woodford. Friends and family gathered to celebrate Jim’s life on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services (728 South Knowles Ave) New Richmond, WI at 4:00PM and visitation was at 3:00PM. Jim was a proud Marine and acknowledged for his service with full military honors. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.