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Frederick Wood


1937 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Frederick Wood Obituary
Wood, Frederick
1937 - 2018
Dr. Frederick A. Wood, DVM, passed away on January 28, 2018 at the age of 80. Fred was very community minded over the years both in Marietta and Gahanna, Ohio. Fred graduated from Worthington High School in 1955 where he was class president for 3 years and Student Body President during his senior year. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS degree in Agriculture and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He owned and operated Woodside Veterinary Hospital in Marietta for 20 years. Due to health limitations, Fred pursued a career change to public health and Ohio Government Administration. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gail; and his son, Matthew and wife, Leslie of Wadsworth. He was the proud grandfather of Alyssa and Alex Wood; step-grandfather of Jeremy and Jarred Jones and step-great-grandfather of Cora and Charlotte Jaxson and Nevaeh Jones. Preceded in death by his daughter Cinda Wood Jones in December 2009. Also preceded in death by his parents Wilber B. and Alice E. Wood, brother Dr. Phillip Kent Wood and sisters Anna Knarr and Mary E. Davis, in-laws Florence and Frank Traver and brother-in-law Bob Traver. Fred was active in the Ohio Veterinary Licensing Board from 1999-2004 and president of many other boards and groups. Service will be held 2 PM Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at New Albany Presbyterian Church, 5220 Johnstown Rd., New Albany, OH 43054. A memorial service will be held 10 AM Thursday, February 1 at Eastlawn Memorial Park, St. Route 7, Marietta, Ohio. 45750. Arrangements by RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High St., Worthington, OH 43085. Condolences to www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 30, 2018
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