Roy "Eddie" Wood
Jun 24, 2013
Roy \"Eddie\" Wood
June 24, 2013
Roy \"Eddie\" Wood, 68, of Athens, went home to be with the Lord on Monday night, June 24, 2013, at his residence.
A native and lifelong resident of Athens, he was a son of the late Milburn and Velma Fritts Wood and was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Wood, Wayne Wood and Franklin Wood.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Sandra Williams Wood of Athens; one daughter and son-in-law, Shannon and Tim Steele of Sweetwater; one son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Dionne Wood of Niota; two grandsons, Thomas Steele and Bradley Wood; one granddaughter, Mattie Steele; five sisters and four brothers-in-law, Rhonda and Matt Savage of Sweetwater, and Joan and James Robison, Janice and Mike Robison, Judy and Mike Smith and Carolyn Martin, all of Athens; and three brothers and one sister-in-law, Timmy and Faye Wood of Madisonville, and Larry Wood and Donald Wood, both of Athens.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Victory Baptist Church in Niota with the the Rev. Chad Hester officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Clearwater Cemetery. Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ziegler Funeral Home to go in procession to Clearwater Cemetery.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday night at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Victory Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 236, Niota, TN 37826.
If you are unable to attend the service or visitation, sign the online registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com
Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens has been entrusted with the care of Roy \"Eddie\" Wood.