Bobby L. Wood, 84, of Wilmington, Ohio (formerly of Santa Fe, New Mexico) passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. His wife of 63 years, Jeane Cooper Wood, survives. They were married August 22, 1953. Mr. Wood was born July 6, 1932 in Tucumcari, New Mexico, son of the late Frank Wood and Nan Miller Oldham.
Mr. Wood retired from Mountain Bell Telephone Company after 30 years of employment. He was a member of the St. John’s United Methodist Church in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He attended the Wilmington Church of Christ. Mr. Wood served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Most importantly, he was a devoted husband and father.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Wood is survived by a daughter, Janece Curry of Wilmington, Ohio; a sister, Jo Beth (Jerry) Hayes of Sahuarita, Arizona; and many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. In addition to his parents, a son, Robert Wood, is preceded in death.
A memorial service will be held 4:30 PM, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Wilmington Church of Christ, 909 W. Locust Street, Wilmington, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 or the Wilmington Church of Christ, 909 W. Locust St., Wilmington, Ohio 45177.