Novarro J. Wood

Born: Tue., Feb. 8, 1944
Died: Fri., Jun. 14, 2019


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jun. 17, 2019
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jun. 18, 2019
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

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Cairo, Ohio

Novarro J. Wood, 75, died at 11:50 am, Friday June 14, 2019, at the Lima Rehab and Nursing Center.  

He was born February 8, 1944, in Cairo,  to Lester R. and Lusina (Hefner) Wood.  They both preceded him in death.

Novarro was survived by his best friend: Becky Magrum of Cairo; two sons: Andrew J. Wood of Lima and Lucas D. Wood of Cairo; two daughters:  Michelle L. Wood of Troy and Amy D. (Joe) Kollars of Wapakoneta; six grandchildren: Joseph Kollars, Alexandra (Dillon) Sutler, Carson and Madisyn Wood, Cory Evans and Shelby (Dwayne) Keehn; four great grandchildren:  Ariel, Ashton, Aubree and Kaeleigh: one brother: Lester Junior Wood of Cairo; one sister:  Nona (Gary) Collins of Cairo and one sister in-law: Jane Wood of Cairo.

He was preceded in death by one daughter: Tami L. Solomon and four brothers: Wilbur Wood, Dickie Wood, Willis Wood and Monte Snyder.

Novarro was a graduate of Bath High School, class of 1962.  He had retired from General Dynamics and was the Owner/Operator of the Lincoln Log Cabin Restaurant in Cairo.  He was a Scout Leader for the Boy Scout Troop 81, Cairo.

He had been involved with the Soundword Ministries and the Re-Entry Solutions Project both with the North Central Correctional Complex in Marion, Ohio.  He was a board member of the House of Grace in Lima.  He loved to go to auctions, watch Western movies and was an antique collector.  Novarro was very passionate about the Lord.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 pm on Monday June 17, 2019, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.

Services will begin at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the funeral home.  Pastor Ron Fails will officate with burial to follow in Cairo Eastside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to House of Grace, 2451 Harding Highway, Lima, Ohio 45804.

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   Posted Sun June 16, 2019
Navarro was also a member of the Columbus Grove High School graduating Class of 1962
His class mates from Columbus Grove wish to express our deepest sympathy to his siblings, children, grandchildren and friends.
God Bless and Comfort you during this time of loss and sorrow.

Amy Arnold
   Posted Mon June 17, 2019
AJ, Luke and family,

Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Lots of memories of childhood, growing up in Cairo, and seeing your Dad around town and at the cabin. He always took the time to chat.

Amy Arnold and family

Jeanne Wert
   Posted Tue June 18, 2019
As a former residents of Cairo, who now live at Mennonite Memorial Home send my deepest sympathy to all of you. Novarro was always proud of his home town and always a helping hand for anyone.
With God's Love and Prayers,

Jeanne Wert

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