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Charles Wood Obituary

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WOOD, Charles CHARLES D. WOOD Charles D. Wood was born on July 29, 1926 and died on October 21, 2011 of metastasized cancer. Charlie loved his God, Family, Country, and he was well loved. A native Atlantan, Charlie graduated from E. Rivers Elementary School, North Fulton High School and was one of the original Buckhead Boys. Life-long friendships began with Boy Scout Troop 1-Peachtree Heights where Charlie attained the rank of Eagle Scout under the leadership of Jimmy Collins. From 1944 to 1947 Charlie served the in US Army in the European Theatre of Operations. Following his Army Duty, Charlie attended and graduated from the University of Georgia where he was a member of SAE fraternity and editor of the Bull Sheet, a humor magazine with Jack Davis, cartoonist. In 1950, Charlie and Gene Martin were married, and in 1958 Charlie began his carrier in real estate with Haas & Dodd Realtors. He opened Charles D. Wood & Associates in 1965, and continued for 40 years participating in many notable land transactions. He was a 40 year member of Buckhead Rotary Club and longtime member of The Church of The Apostles and Cherokee Town & Country Club. Family: Son, Charles Bryan Wood, Daughters Julee Wood James (husband, David James) and Joan Wood Weaver (husband, John Weaver.) Beloved Grandchildren: Katie and Hunter Wood, Martin and Marshall James, Caroline, William, Hampton, Huntington, Anna Catherine, and Callie Frances Weaver. Brother: I. W. (Chip) Wood. A family burial service will be held at Arlington Cemetery. A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Charles D. Wood will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 1:00 pm at The Church of The Apostles at 3585 Northside Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30327, and a reception will follow in the Church Commons. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Church of The Apostles or Leading The Way.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2011
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