Mark Blair Woodburn

Published 3:24 pm Friday, June 26, 2020

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Mark Blair Woodburn, 64, of Oak Island, died on June 24, 2020 at his home.
He was born in Charlotte on Dec. 6, 1955, the son of Doris Ruth Snider Woodburn and the late Ralph Alexander Woodburn of Salisbury.
He started his railroad career with Seaboard Coastline/CSX. He later became an engineer with Amtrak and retired after 27 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Salisbury. He loved being a Paw Paw, fishing, being on the water, the beach, and his dog Emma. He was also a hockey fan. He greatly loved his family.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by: his wife of 44 years, Cheryl McNally Woodburn; son, Nathan Blair Woodburn (Amanda) of Raleigh; daughter, Tara Gales (Seth) of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Kenzie Gales, Adelyn, Lillian and Lena Woodburn; sister, Julie Blanton of Rocky Mount; and by several nieces and nephews; extended family and friends.
Private services will be at the First Baptist Church in Salisbury.
Memorials: First Baptist Church, 223 N. Fulton St., Salisbury, 28144.