Bobby Wood

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Bobby Wayne Wood


Bobby Wayne Wood, 65, of Pelzer, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014.

Born in Oconee County, he was a son of the late Raymond Nokomis and Josie Gertrude Davis Wood.

He served his country as a U.S. Marine, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was employed with John D. Hollingsworth on Wheels for 47 years.

Surviving are four daughters, Ruth Ellen Wood LeRoy, and husband, Jason, of Piedmont, Patricia Maxine Wood Graettinger, and husband, Korey, of Anderson, Julie Monday Wood Keys, and husband, Randy, of Belton, and Jessica Tylie Wood Gibson, of Simpsonville; two sisters, Joann Wood Rollins, of Six Mile, and Betty Wood Smith, of Norris; one brother, Bill Lane, of Covington, GA; seven grandchildren, Garrett Richard Graettinger, Olivia Anne Gibson, Laney Monday Keys, Caroline Wood Keys, Isaac Calhoun Keys, Logan Hulan Gibson, and Josie Evalia LeRoy.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Gary Wood.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Downtown Chapel of Thomas McAfee, followed by the Burial Service at M.J. "Dolly" Cooper Veteran Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Miracle Hill, P.O. Box 2546, Greenville, SC 29602.

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Funeral Home
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733
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Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 31, 2014
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