Woodson served as county mayor from 1998 until 2006. Prior to that, he worked for the county school system for 24 1/2 years including serving as principal of East Side Primary School. He is now a bus driver for Bedford County Board of Education. He was a fourth district county commissioner from 1984 until 1990. He served as a Bedford County Utility District board member in 1998 and was a member of the Bedford County Emergency Medical Services board in the mid-1990s.
He is a 1967 graduate of Central High School and holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Middle Tennessee State University.
He and the former Charlene White have been married for 38 years. They have one daughter and one grandchild. Woodson is a member of First Assembly of God, a member and past president of Shelbyville Kiwanis Club.
"If re-elected," said Woodson, "I humbly offer my service, to serve the citizens of the fourth district with a fair and open mind."