Robert Wood

Robert Wood

Robert L. Wood of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Wings Home in Allegan. Mr. Wood was born September 11, 1927 in Otsego Township to Fred and Alice (Root) Wood and was a lifelong resident of the area.

Bob was a Navy veteran of WWII and a life member of V.F.W. Post #3030. For many years he was employed with LSI Kala as a five color press printer. After his retirement he was employed at Hardings in Otsego for 13 years. In his leisure time he enjoyed cards, golf, fishing, hunting, jigsaw puzzles and bowling. He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed following the Detroit Tigers and Lions.

On February 6, 1988 in Plainwell he married Mary Ann Reed Peck, who survives. Also surviving are two children, Lynne (Joel) Cook and Jeffrey Wood both of Gobles; a daughter-in-law Suzanne Wood of Hamilton; four step-children, Deborah (Keith) Hodgemire of Plainwell, James Peck (fiancée Donna) of Lawton, Douglas (Sandy) Peck of Plainwell and Gary (Sue) Peck of Otsego; 15 grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren; 1 brother, Richard (Donna) Wood of Kalamazoo; several nieces and nephews.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Ellyn Reed Wood in 1986; his son, Michael Wood in 2012; an infant great-grandson, Jeremy Vickery; a brother, William Wood; and two sisters, Gertrude Garrison and Margaret Waber.

Friends may visit with Bob’s family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, Pastor Stephen J. Burrow officiating. Military Honors by V.F.W. Post #3030. Cremation will follow with burial of ashes at Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Bob may be made to Wings Home, c/o Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI  49010.

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  1. Pamela A. Morren says:

    With Heartfelt Sympathy,
    May the family find some comfort in knowing they are in the hearts and prayers of those who know and love them.
    I am so very sorry for your loss.

  2. Mary Ellen Riggs says:

    Dick & Donna,

    I’m sorry for your loss, may God wrap his arms around you.
    God Bless,
    Mary Ellen & Doug Riggs

  3. David & Cindy Castaneda says:

    So very sorry for your loss,thinking of the family at this time.

  4. sharrie wood hale says:

    im so sorry for ur loss my prayers are with his family god bless

  5. MIchelle Murphy says:

    So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and Prayers being sent your way!

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