On March 25, 1967, in Arbyrd, Mo., he married Sandra Sissom.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, a farmer, a police officer and a pilot.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Wood, of Cardwell, Mo.; one daughter, Ashley Renck and husband, David, of Warrensburg, Mo.; two sisters, Thelma Kern, of Jonesboro and Mollie Griffin, of BeeBee, Ark., and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by one son, Clayton Wood, and two brothers, Alvin and Lawrence Wood.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Tuesday, Jan. 31, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Arbyrd Baptist Church with Rev. Alan Cureton officiating.
Burial will follow in the Cardwell Cemetery.
Pallbearers are B.J. Young, Wally Paynor, Anthony Parker, Steve Jackson, Brad McPherson and Brian Swain.
Honorary pallbearers are Matthew Jackson, Sammy McPherson, Donald Masters, Tommy Wilkins, Jimmy Propst, Eddie Perdue, Sam Presley, Donis Hamilton and Bill Morgan.