04/13/08 — BOBBIE E. WOOD

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Feb. 28, 1937-April 11, 2008

SSgt. Bobbie Ernest Wood, Ret. U.S.A.F., 71, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 11, 2008, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.

Bobbie was born in Braxton County, W.Va., on Feb. 28, 1937, to the late Brasil Wood and Lela Jackson Wood. He served his country in the United States Air Force with 20 years of service. Bobbie had also retired from civil service work at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. He was an avid fisherman and faithful member of Westwood United Methodist Church, where he sang in the church choir.

The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Westwood United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Rufus Butner officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park with full military honors.

A loving husband, father and brother, Bobbie leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Lora Long Wood; his children, Robbin Curtis and husband, Joe, of Salisbury and Bobbie Wood, Jr. of the home; and his sister, Wanda Wood Flint of West Virginia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Lynn Wood.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Westwood United Methodist Church, 130 Short St., Goldsboro, N.C. 27530.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at his home, 108 Tarklin Drive, Goldsboro, N.C


Published in Obituaries on April 13, 2008 11:50 AM