Robert Henry Wood, 70, of Lynchburg,
passed away Monday, June 16,
2008 in the Veterans Care Center
in Roanoke, VA. He is survived by his wife of 50 years,
Shirley Ripley Wood.
2, 1937 in Lynchburg,
he was a son of the late Percy Herbert and Eva Wright Wood. Bob was retired
from GE-Ericsson in Lynchburg
and was of the Lutheran faith. He proudly served his country in the United
States Air Force.
In addition to his wife, Shirley, Bob is survived by one
daughter Natalie W. Leonard and her husband David of Roanoke, VA; one sister,
Letty Neas of Big Island; two granddaughters, Sara Davis-Leonard and Ruth
Davis-Leonard both of Roanoke.
He was preceded in death by one brother Marshall Robert Wood
and one sister Delores Wilson.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 10:30 AM in Diuguid Waterlick Chapel with Rev.
Mark Wilkerson and Rev. Mike Sadzinski
officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7-8:30 at the
funeral home. Interment will be held in Fort
Park with full military honors by Lynchburg's American Legion -Post 16.