Jack Guy Wood, 87, of Forest, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at his home with his wife Nancy by his side.
He was born on September 9, 1925 in Paris, France a son of the late John Rhodin Wood and the late Jeanne Brissaud Wood.
He served his country with the U.S. Department of State until his retirement in 1978. During his career he served at the American Embassy in Dublin, Ireland; U.S. Mission in Milan, Italy; U.S. Mission in Geneva, Switzerland and at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC.
In addition to his wife Nancy his is survived by a daughter, Jane Victorine Smith (Cristian) of Salt Lake City, UT; a son, Lawrence Wood (Sylviane) of Madagascar; a brother, James William Wood (Carol) of Rockville, MD; a step-daughter, Sheena Bibee (Nick) of Lynchburg; a step-son, Shane Meeker of New Jersey; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several loving nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sister, Evelyn Weaver.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Ballet West, 500 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. Services are pending.
Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg (434-237-9424) is assisting the family.
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Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 22, 2013