David "Dave" Wayne Wood
June 13, 1957 -January 8, 2021
David "Dave" Wayne Wood, 63, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 in Lincoln, NE with his wife and two children by his side. Born June 13, 1957 to Earl and Lorene Wood in Lincoln, NE; Dave graduated from Lincoln High School in 1976 and attended Southeast Community College. He worked several years as a Substation Technician at Lincoln Electric System (LES), and in 2019 accepted a position as a Substation Coordinator, recording a 43-year career at LES.
On June 30, 1979 he married Lisa Wood in Lincoln, NE and celebrated forty-one years of marriage. A true family man, he enjoyed spending time with Lisa, his children and his grandchildren. He also enjoyed hunting, mechanics, and traveling. Dave was a friend to all who knew him. His welcoming smile and big hugs will be missed.
Dave is survived by his wife, Lisa Wood; daughter, Melissa (Ralph) Martinez of Lincoln, NE; son, Derric (Christina) Wood of Lincoln, NE; grandchildren Ava Martinez, Elijah Martinez, and Isabella Martinez, and Kaleb Wood, Wyatt Wood, and Isaac Wood; sister, Sue (Mark) Adel of Ashland, NE; brother, John (Julie) Wood of Lee's Summit, MO; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Dave will be welcomed in heaven by his parents, Earl and Lorene Wood; grandparents, William and Marie (Filbert) Kuhn; mother-in-law, Yvonne "Bonnie" Swim; and brother-in-law, Robert "Bub" Offenbacker.
A Worship Service will be held on January 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM, located at Christ Lutheran Church, 4325 Sumner Street, Lincoln, NE with Paster Dr. Luke Schnake Officiating; a graveside service will follow. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1 to 5 PM at Roca Ridge Events 5265 Prairie Sage Dr, Roca, NE. Visitation will be held at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th Street, Lincoln, NE on January 14, 2021 from 4 to 5 PM for family, and 5 to 7 PM with the family greeting friends; as well as one hour prior to Services at the church. Memorials may be sent to Christ Lutheran Church and monetary donations may be made to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society at www.lls.org. Condolences may be left at lincolnfh.com.