Robert Lee Wood

Published 8:32 pm Wednesday, October 1, 2014

On September 29, 2014, the angel of the Lord carried Robert Lee Wood to eternal rest. He was a native of Suffolk and the son of the late Celia Mae Wood and Luther W. Wood.



He was preceded in death by a brother, William Wood.

Robert leaves behind to cherish his memory, his brother, James E. Wood (Mary); one sister, Joyce Wood; one aunt, Queen Brown; a devoted friend, Mable L. McCray; nieces, Patricia Wood, Latonya Wood, Tamika Nicholas, Marie Wood and Doneshia Wood; nephews, James Wood Jr., Demetruis Wood, Jermaine Cross, Tyrone Wood, Larry Wood and Frank Wood (Camilla Cobb); and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.

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Mr. Wood’s visitation will take place on Friday from noon to 7 p.m., and the family will receive visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Guests will also be received at 108 N. Ninth St. at all other times. A celebration of life service will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday at RAW Ministries Church, and he will be laid to rest at Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy and flowers may be extended to the family at

Professional services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home Inc.