Richard (Dick) Wood(1936 - 2013)

Richard (Dick) Wood
Apr 15, 1936- Dec 6, 2013
Resident of San Jose, CA
Richard A. "Dick" Wood, age 77 of San Jose, CA, passed away in Park City, UT, December 6, 2013. He was born in Ashland, KY on April 15, 1936 to Elmer "George" and Marie Morris-Wood. He lived in San Jose, CA since 1974 and recently moved to Park City, UT. He earned his bachelors degree from the University of Florida in 1961. He proudly served in the US Army. He worked in sales at Sperry-Rand Corporation in Gainesville, FL and for Sanders Associates and Boeing Electronics in San Jose, CA.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Kay Harkey Wood; children, Karen Wood, Steve Wood and his wife Cullen Sabin Wood, Jennifer Wood Arasato and her husband, Aaron Arasato; and grandchildren Ashley Arasato and Timothy Wood.
He was a loving husband, father and very proud "Gator Pa". Heaven has a new orange & blue star because Dick was an avid Florida Gators Football fan. A memorial/celebration of life will be held in January.


Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 13, 2013