48 of Mesa, AZ beloved son, brother and husband passed away on April 21st after a courageous and miraculous 6 1/2 year battle with brain cancer. He leaves his mother Sylvia also of Mesa, his brother-in-law Chis Acker of Pittsburg, PA, a brother Darrell of Springfield, VA, his wife Ann and his many Wood Family in-laws, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father Edward and sister Sandra. Ed and Ann would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to all those who loved and prayed for him and to all the healthcare providers that gave him their unflagging support, care and love. Services are at 2pm on Sunday the 28th at the Desert Grace United Methodist Church on 462 N. Palo Verde Dr., Apache Junction, AZ 85120.