James H. “Hawk” Woodson of Riverhead died on Aug. 30, 2021 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 85 years old.

He was born on July 3, 1936 in Riverhead to Amsted and Louise (Jones) Woodson. He graduated from Riverhead High School in 1955.

He worked for the Town of Riverhead in the Buildings and Ground Division and then for Eagle Chevy. He was a coach for women’s softball. His hobby was football.

He is survived by his siblings John of Riverhead and Carol Philips of Georgia and son Cory Burns of Riverhead.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home.

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