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Willis Gee Wood

Obituary Willis Gee Wood, 77, of Tompkinsville, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at his home.He was born February 18, 1937 in Monroe County to the late Audie Wood and Mabel Gee Wood. He was retired from Pepsi Cola Bottling Co., having worked 33 years. He was of Baptist faith. He was united in marriage on December 23, 1957 to the former Evelyn Ruth Sheffield in Monroe County, KY.He is survived by his wife: Evelyn Ruth Sheffield Wood, of Tompkinsville, one son: Ricky Wood and wife Kim of Smith Grove, two daughters: Vicky Barnett and husband Dwaine and Tena Carnahan and husband Doug all of Tompkinsville,one sister: Ann Jackson of Wapello, IA, 5 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren and special friend: Brock Smith of Tompkinsville.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother: Glen Wood and one sister: Kathyleen Ford.Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 16 at 1:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.Visitation will be after 3:00 PM on Thursday and after 7:30 AM on Friday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Willis Gee Wood please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Monroe County Memorial Lawn Monroe County Memorial Lawn KY, Visitation JAN 15. 3:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation JAN 16. 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service JAN 16. 1:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Willis Gee Wood, please visit our floral store.

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A candle was lit in memory of Willis Wood

teresa bartley johnson Mar 2 2015 12:00 AM

Daddy was the strongest man I ever knew...physically and most of all mentally. You are dearly missed, but we all will meet again. You are my hero! Love you & miss you

Tena Feb 2 2015 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Willis Wood

Tena Feb 2 2015 12:00 AM

I have always thought a lot of Willis. We played many rounds of golf together. Sorry for you loss. Chad Poland

Chad Poland Jan 18 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Willis will never be forgotten Prayers for the Family. God Bless.

Brenda Greer Jan 16 2015 12:00 AM