Monday, September 30, 2013

Ralph E. “Woody” Wood (September 27, 2013)

Ralph E. “Woody” Wood, 82 of Ansonia, Ohio passed away on Friday September 27, 2013 at 1:35 PM at State of The Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. He was born October 15, 1930 in Greenville, Ohio the son of the late Ramond Leroy & Roseanna (Smith) Wood Sr. He was a Millwright at Armco Steel.

He was a member of the Piqua Eagles; Moody Round Table Member; he loved wood working making all sort of crafts; he mowed cemeteries for Brown Township for 14 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents; 1st wife: Alice J. (Swabb) Wood; daughter: Mabel E. (Wood) Cruse; great grandson: Max Wood; brothers: Ramon L. Wood Jr., Glen Wood, Ira Wood; sisters: Sarah Wombold, Mabel Ritchey, Dorothy Lammott, Laura Randall

He is survived by his wife: Linda (Riffle) Wood of Ansonia; children & spouse: Rosemary Wood of Piqua, Joyce & Tim Lacy of Bradford, Ralph “Beener” Wood of Bradford; step daughters & sons in law: Soni Smith & Donny Claywell of Union City, Lori & Troy Riegle of Springboro, & Leslie & Roger Fourman of Arcanum; son in law: John Cruse of Bradford; grandchildren: Jason & Mandi Wood, Camisha & Keith Lear, Luke Cruse, Amber Lacy, Walter Whisman, Staci Schmidt, Tyler, Courtney, & Austin Riegle, Kelly & Kyle Fourman, Collin Claywell; great grandchildren: Jase Wood, Sophia Lacy, Bryce, Bryant, & Bryton Lear; numerous nieces & nephews.

Services will be held on Wednesday October 2, 2013 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Dan Scalf & Rev. Fr. Frank Amberger officiating. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio. Family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday October 1, 2013 at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to Ansonia Rescue or State of the Heart Hospice.

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