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Glenwood Independent Baptist Church
Tuesday October 27th, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Tuesday October 27th, 2020

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Kenneth Anthony Wood

Kenneth Anthony Wood, 87, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away at his residence on Saturday, October 24, 2020.


A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was born on May 19, 1933 to the late George Mauer and Louise Reinhardt. Proudly adopted and raised by Robert F. Wood.


A proud veteran of the United States Navy, Mr. Wood also served in the Coast Guard Auxiliary for 27 years. He was an avid HAM Radio operator. He volunteered three different years in Honduras, helping on medical missions. He retired from ASARCO following 20 years of service. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, he will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.


In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Eileen Bowler and a grandson, Nicholas Korte.


Survivors include his wife, Judy Wood; four children, Walter Wood (Allison), Elizabeth Cruz (Peter), Courtney Buckner, and Sara Buckner; one granddaughter, Caitlin Brown (Mathias); two great grandchildren, Landon Brown and Dominic Korte; and five siblings, Penny Kaercher (Ray), Suzanne Mackey (Jerry), Robert Wood (Patricia), Stephen Wood (Lynne), and Gregory Wood (Dawn).


A funeral service will be held at Beam Funeral Service on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Larry Anderson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior, from 10:00 to 11:00. Burial will follow at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231

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Please know that the staff of Hospice of the Carolina Foothills is lifting you up in this difficult time.

Debra Brown
Bereavement Volunteer

Debra Brown Oct 29 2020 12:00 AM

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

American Heart Association Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM

Judy , Sara , and Courtney I am so very sorry for your loss , I never met Ken but heard very good things about him , you will be in our thoughts and prayers , love you all . Pamela Buckner , Burnett and The Buckners

Pamela Burnett Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM

Praying for comfort for the family . Ken will truly be missed at Bethel . A very kind man to all who knew him .

Dot Mace Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Wood

Carolyn Childers,PigeonForge,TN. Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Ken's death. He was A good friend. Our prayers are with you all.

Rogerror and Brenda Chapman KM4CDJ AND KN4BOW Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

Judy and family we are sorry for your loss. Ken was a nice man and was always friendly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Sharon, Billy and Ida Mae Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Wood

Doris Smith Pritchard Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

Judy, we remember when you and Ken were married....seems like yesterday! He was a good soul and I am sure he will be missed by each of you. We love you

Dean and Mott Buff Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Wood

Jackie Nanney Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

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