AUBURNDALE - Mr. James William Wood, age 86 a resident of Auburndale passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 at his home in Auburndale due to heart failure.
Mr. Wood was born March 26, 1927 in Houston County, Alabama to William James and Ressie (Harrison) Wood. He was an Auburndale resident for 56 years coming from Alabama. He was a U.S. Navy
veteran during WWII
and a shipping & receiving clerk. James was a member and a deacon of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Auburndale.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Dorothy; 2 brothers & 1 sister.
James is survived by: 3 sons: Danny (Alma) Wood of Auburndale, Dennis (Kandy) Wood of Auburndale, Donnie (Brenda) Wood of Ironton, OH, 2 daughters: Delonda (Edwin) Garcia of Brazil, Denna (Bubba) Hardwick of Lakeland, 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, family & friends may make donations in Mr. Wood's name to: First Freewill Baptist Church, 3600 Hwy 92, Winter Haven, FL.
Funeral services will be 12:00 PM Monday, February 24, 2014 at the Kersey Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Auburndale Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held before from 11:00 until 12:00 at the funeral home.