Robert White â€œBobbyâ€� Wood Jr., 64, a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He retired as Battalion Chief in 2012 from the City of Poquoson Fire Department after 37 years of service. Bobby was a lifelong member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the Virginia Jaycees, and the Poquoson Jaycees where he served as President. He enjoyed woodworking, repairing antiques, making model workboats, and going to Messick Point every morning. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents Sylvia Ward and Robert White Wood Sr. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Lisa Forrest Wood; sons, Wayne Holloway (Stephanie) of Fredericksburg, VA, and Shannon Holloway (Emily) of Poquoson; daughter, Kristin Wood Monahan (Rick) of Poquoson; grandchildren, Kelsie Holloway, Sara Holloway, Jamie Moore, Shannon Holloway, Aliann Holloway; Kristopher Holloway, Ethan Holloway, Olivia Moore, and Michael Holloway; brothers, Jesse Wood (Carol) and Kelly Wood; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 30, 4-5:30 PM, immediately followed by a Celebration of Bobbyâ€™s life at 5:30 PM led by Rev. George T. Insley Jr., all at Trinity United Methodist Church. At other times the family will be at his daughter Kristinâ€™s home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Fire Department, P. O. Box 2404, Poquoson, VA, 23662. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Daily Press on May 27, 2018.