Everett R. Wood Sr.

Everett Roscoe "Jim" Wood, Sr., 94 of Bedford, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 at Autumn Care of Altavista. He was born on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1919 in Bedford County, a son of the late Thadius Wood and Florilla Womack Wood. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mae Skinnell Wood, three brothers and four sisters. He was a retired welder with Montigue Betts was was a member of Mentow Baptist Church. Surviving are his daughters, Dianne W. Lawhorn and husband, Silas of Bedford, Linda W. Carter of Hurt, Janice W. Moody and husband, Wayne of Montvale; a son, Everett R. "Rocky" Wood, Jr. and wife, Linda of Evington, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff of Autumn Care for their excellent care given to our Dad over the last eight years, especially Dawn Casserly and Patsy Carson. Funeral services were held on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at 2 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. John Dooley officiating. Interment followed in Virginia Memorial Park. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

Funeral Home

Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike Bedford, VA 24523-1803
(540) 586-3304
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2013