Arthur Gene Wood

Arthur Gene Wood, 79 of Eastland, passed away Saturday July 11, 2020 in Eastland. Funeral services will be held at 10 am Wednesday at the Lake Leon Baptist Church with Rev. Craig Rhoton officiating. Burial will follow in the Simpson Cemetery directed by Edwards Funeral Home of Eastland. The family will receive friends at Lake Leon Baptist Church Tuesday, 6~8 p.m.

Mr. Wood was born April 7, 1941 in Gorman, TX to Randal Floyd and Daisy Jewel (Hendricks) Wood. After graduating high school, he began working for Texas Electric Service Company where he remained a faithful employee throughout his entire life, until retiring as Chief Dispatcher. He married Tommie Janis Tidwell on December 9, 1971 in Odessa, TX.

He was a member of the Lake Leon Baptist Church, and enjoyed the outdoors, especially golfing, fishing, hunting, woodworking, and gardening. He loved watching old Westerns on television. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers (Clifton and James Wilburn Wood) and 1 sister, (Inez Etheridge).

Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Tommie Janis Wood of Eastland, Tx; 2 daughters, Janetta Wood of Cisco, Tx, and Dawn Michelle Riley and husband John of Eastland, Tx; 5 grandchildren, Dallas Williams and wife Mary Catherine of Joshua, Tx, Shina Britton and husband Jason of Eastland, Tx, Ebony Cornish of Indianapolis, In, Richard Cornish of Cisco, Tx and Tyler Riley of Eastland, Tx; 7 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

3 Responses to "Arthur Gene Wood"

  1. Derrell Ervin   July 14, 2020 at 8:45 AM

    God bless your heart and soul. So sad for this terrible loss in your life. May God give you and your mom and rest of family solice in knowing he’s in the wonderful place of heaven. We love you

  2. Evelyn Burditt   July 13, 2020 at 8:03 PM

    We send our sincere love and condolences to Tommie, Janetta, Shina, Richard and the entire family. May your hearts be comforted during this very difficult time.
    The Burditt & Davis Families
    Odessa, TX

  3. Karen Decair   July 13, 2020 at 7:08 PM

    May you RIP uncle Gene . I will miss you .

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