Lawrence Wood, 68, of Xenia, Ohio passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 8:30 p.m. at Greene Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since Monday.
He was born December 5, 1944, in Hamilton County, Ohio to Kathryn Wood.
Larry lived in foster care until 1981 when he began receiving support services from Toward Independence, Inc. He worked at Greene, Inc. and attended both Xenia Church of the Nazarene and Spring Valley Christian Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his foster parents, Fred and Mabel Jacobs.
Mr. Wood is survived by his loving and faithful housemates, Sonny Kersey, Teddy Musselman and Phillip Griffey and numerous members of his Toward Independence family.
The funeral will be Monday, January 7, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1204 West Second Street, Xenia, Ohio with the Rev. Harold Horton, pastor at the church, officiating. A private burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service on Monday.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.www.kirkpatrickfuneralhome.com