Neil Wood

Neil F. Wood

NEWARK: Neil F. Wood, 76, of Newark passed away on December 22, 2012 at his residence. He was born on October 8, 1936 in Newark, OH.

He is survived by his son, Gary Wood; daughters, Janet Wood and Tracy Bradshaw; grandchildren, Brandi Bradshaw, Tara Wood-Wisecarver, Brianna R. Wood and Shawna Thomas; great-grandchildren, Zavin and Zayda Blackburn and Christian Newlon; brothers, Robert, Larry and Anthony Sforza; sisters, Melanie and Becky Sforza, Diane Brucklemeyer, Betty Jo Shrider and Brenda Hite; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Johanna and Alfred Sforza; father, Edward Wood; sister, Barb Kidner; and brother, Rick Sforza.

Mr. Wood served honorably in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Post Office. He was an avid fisherman and loved watching football.

No services are planned at this time.

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Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on Dec. 24, 2012