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NEWPORT NEWS - Jim Wood, 72, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 20, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born and raised on Harpersville Road in Newport News, Va. He retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 42 years of service, and loved football and NASCAR. He was also a lifelong member of Temple Baptist Church. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 51 years, Diane; his daughter, Karen L. Wood; a son, James A. Wood, Jr.; and a fine grandson, Joseph A. Amato. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Heartland Hospice Care for their support in Jim's final days. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 235 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601. The family will receive friends at Peninsula Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 23, from 6-7:30 p.m. The funeral service will take place Thursday, July 24, at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Wes Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park.
Published in Daily Press on July 22, 2014
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