Miller Rufus Wood, age 84, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, August 03, 2020 at his residence. A native of McDowell County, born June 15, 1936, he was the son of the late Miller and Nettie Owensby Wood. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Juanita Brown Wood; his second wife, Frances Presley Wood; and a daughter, Karen Elaine Wood.
After many years, Miller retired from Collins & Aikman. Following retirement, he enjoyed salvaging “junk”. Miller was a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his companion, Margaret White; two children, Phyllis Kay Wood Simmons (Johnny) and Katheryn Lynn Wood Dalton (Ronnie); and three grandchildren, Erika Lynn Dalton Hawk (Keith), Tera Nichole Brown and Jason Michael Brown; and five great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 07, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.
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