November 9, 1943 - August 30, 2018
Mr. James “Jim” A. Wood, 74, met his Lord and Savior on August 30, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on November 9, 1943 in Alton, Illinois to Hugh A. Wood and Virginia M. Peterson Wood. He was a graduate of Louisiana High School in 1961. Following graduation, he served with the US Army in Schwabish Hall, Germany from 1965 to 1967. After returning from Germany, he married the love of his life, Rebecca A. Muff on November 17, 1967. They were married 50 years this past November. Jim was a member of Local 513 for 56 years. He was a certified crane operator. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 370 participating with the Color Guard and past Commander of Post. He was a member the Elmwood Community Church, served on the Louisiana, City Council from 2012 to 2015, and a member of the ELKS Lodge for 41 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Wood Howard. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Wood, his Fur baby, Toby, 2 daughters, Jamie Wood Turco (Timothy), and Sarah Wood Haines (Bill), 3 grandchildren, Kelcie Bentley Harmon (Jason), Olivia Haines, and William “Bly” Haines VI, one great granddaughter, Lilian Harmon, one sister, Lisa Wood Watts, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Anyone who knew Jim, knew he loved God and Life, and enjoyed spending time with his family. His hobbies were fishing, hunting, and boat races. He was able to attend an Honor Flight in Washington DC with his grandson on May 12, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Elmwood Community Church in Louisiana, MO. Memorial Visitation will be held from 10:30 A.M. until time of service. Those who wish to remember Jim in a special way, may make gifts in his memory to Pike County Home Care and Hospice, Shriner’s Hospital, or Elmwood Community Church in care of the funeral home.
Mr. James “Jim” A. Wood, 74, met his Lord and Savior on August 30, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on November 9, 1943 in Alton, Illinois to Hugh A. Wood and Virginia M. Peterson Wood. He was a graduate... View Obituary & Service Information
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