Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Robert C. Wood, of Middleport, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013, at the Odd Fellows and Rebekah Health Care Center in Lockport, NY.
Mr. Wood was born in Buffalo, NY on June 9, 1932, son of the late Charles and Audrey (Phillips) Wood and he had lived in Middleport all of his life, and he attended Royalton-Hartland School.
He joined the US Navy in January of l951 and served on the USS Oriskany and was honorably discharged in December of l954.
Mr. Wood worked for the New York Telephone Company in Lockport and upon retirement he and his wife Beverly, for many years, enjoyed spending winters at their Florida home.
Mr. Wood had a number of hobbies which included woodworking and stained glass work.
He was predeceased by his wife, Beverly Wood on April 6, 2013; and a brother, Kenneth Wood.
He is survived by a son, Gary Wood (Joanie Smith) of Albion and a daughter, Pam Caldwell (Thomas Smith) of Lockport; a granddaughter, Jaimelyn (Derek) Bator and a grandson, Michael Caldwell. Also surviving is a sister, Marlene Eggert of Florida; a brother-in-law, Roger Butler of Florida, and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials to the Royalton Hartland Community Library would be appreciated by the Wood family. Arrangements by the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, Middleport, NY.
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