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Ronald Eugene (Ron) Wood

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Ronald Eugene (Ron) Wood Obituary
Wood, Ronald Eugene (Ron)

Elmira: Ronald Eugene Wood, (Ron), 76 years old, of Elmira, NY, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on January 26, 2013. The calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave, Elmira NY. The funeral services will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:00am at Olthof Funeral Home and will be officiated by Minister James Radford.

Ronald was born in Elmira, NY on September 15, 1936. He graduated from Edison High School in Elmira Heights, NY. Ronald was married to Linda Stanton on March 23, 1963; they were married 49 years. Ronald was a Veteran of the US Air Force and worked as a Bartender for Moretti's Restaurant in Elmira, NY for more than 20 years. He enjoyed playing Euchre, putting jigsaw puzzles, together, drinking a cold beer and spending time with his family. After his retirement he was actively involved in volunteering his time with RSVP where he and his dog Baily would take people to their Doctors appointments in the local community, and he performed deliveries for Meals on Wheels for a number of years.

Ronald is survived by his loving wife Linda; his sons, James (wife Carol), Keith, Mark (wife Patty), Eugene (wife Tina); 9 grandchildren, Alan, Stephen, Brandon, Jennifer, Mark, Bryan, Dominick, Hunter, Aiden and 1 great grandchild, Michael. Ronald Eugene Wood is preceded in death by his father, James Wood and his mother, Lena Wood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Chemung County SPCA. The family of Ronald Wood wishes to thank all the doctors, nurses, Hospice and caregivers whose professionalism and compassion allowed Ronald to go through his last months with us with dignity and respect. Special thanks to Tammy Moberg of the Chemung County Nursing facility.

Published in Star-Gazette from Jan. 29 to Jan. 31, 2013
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