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A funeral service for Earl Wood, age 94, of Center, is scheduled at 11 o'clock in the Morning Friday, April 7, 2017 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.
He will be laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery near Rusk.
Mr. Wood passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Center.
Earl was born March 5, 1922 in Cornell, WI to James and Edith A. Wood.
Mr. Wood retired from the Civil Service as a Journeyman Machinist and also served in the U.S. Army at Pearl Harbor during WWII as well as in the The Korean Conflict.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Robert Wood.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife Reba Wood of Center, daughter Debbie Grimes and husband Eddie of Center, sons Doug Wood and wife Sharon of Jacksonville, Dan Wood and wife Anita of Modesto, CA, 10 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Clifford Grimes, Kaden Byrd, Jaden Rushing, Ryan Rushing, Glenn McCune and Paul Wood.
Visitation will begin on Thursday, April 6, 2017 and friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from 5 to 7 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on April 5, 2017
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