Willis Dee Wood

Born: Sat., May 19, 1934
Died: Sun., Sep. 2, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 05, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 05, 2018
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Sep. 06, 2018
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

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Cairo, Ohio

Willis Dee Wood, 84, died Sunday, September 2, 2018, at his home in Cairo, Ohio.  He was born May 19, 1934, in Cairo to Lester R. and Lusina (Hefner) Wood, both preceded him in death.

On March 10, 1956, he married Jane L. Hunt, she survives in Cairo. They were married 62 years.

Willis was a graduate of Columbus Grove High School, class of 1952.  He was a US Marine Corps veteran, where he was the chief cook.  Willis had worked for General Dynamics and retired after 14 years. He enjoyed cooking and was a skilled carpenter, who loved making wood toys.  He had attended Cairo United Methodist Church.

Willis is survived by three sons, Robert (Denise) Wood of Lima, Douglas S. Wood of Cairo and Cody (Loretta) Wood of Lima; one daughter, Monica L (David Luma) Wood of Cairo; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two brothers, Lester Junior Wood and Navarro J. Wood both of Cairo, and one sister, Nona (Gary) Collins of Cairo.

He was preceded in death by his twin, Wilbur Wood; brothers, Dickie Wood and Monte Snyder and granddaughter, Heather Ann Marie Wood.

Services will begin at 11:00 am, Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.  Pastor Rich Rakay, will officiate with burial to follow at Cairo Eastside Cemetery, where Military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 1275, Lima.

Friends may call Wednesday, September 5, 2018, from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00pm at Hartman Sons Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cairo Monroe Township Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department or the Cairo United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be expressed at hartmansonsfuneralhome.com.

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Angie Wood Wagner
   Posted Mon September 03, 2018
Uncle Willie, you always made me laugh and you were such a special uncle to me. Until we meet in Heaven, I love and miss you 💔

Ruth Ann
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
My sincere condolences Monica to you and your family. I know your heart is aching , wanting to reach to hold his hand, this ache is so deep. Just know your Dad will be with you daily. When its time he will make his presence known to you. Sending love to each one of you.

   Posted Mon September 10, 2018
Many condolences to the family and friends. May fond memories carry you through this difficult time until the resurrection that Christ Jesus spoke of at John 5:28 & 29.

Lisa Oliver
   Posted Tue September 11, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers to the family, losing those we love is the hardest thing we have to experience. May you keep Jesus words to your hearts, john 5:28, 29

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