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Charles W. "Chuck" Woodfield, science teacher
Charles W. "Chuck" Woodfield, science teacher

Charles W. "Chuck" Woodfield, whose career in Baltimore County public schools teaching science and serving as department chair spanned more than four decades, died May 9 of complications from pneumonia at his Jarrettsville home. He was 88. "I was very, very fond of Chuck, who was one of the great characters of the school system, innovators, and the kids loved him. I always thought of him as being a Renaissance man," said Robert Y. Dubel, who headed Baltimore County public schools for 16 years before retiring in 1992. "I studied physics with Chuck at Kenwood High School, and he was the reason I switched my major from chemical engineering to physics of the ocean,...

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