Thursday, August 28, 2008

Colin L. Wood, 86, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, in the home of his caretaker, Ruth Sanders, in Cassville.

He was born July 6, 1922, in Manitoba, Canada, the son of Chester and Eileen (McGregor) Wood. On Aug. 29, 1941, in Canada, he was united in marriage to Mary Penteluik who preceded him in death on July 31, 1991. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Roddy; and one sister, Barbara.

Survivors include: one daughter, Colleen Leverich and her husband, Kenneth, of Bella Vista, Ark.; one son, Ken Wood and his wife, Sandi, of Canyon Country, Calif.; one sister, Janie Jickling, of Winnipeg Manitoba; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

He received his education in Canada and served in the Canadian Army. In 1952, he and his wife moved to California where he worked in road construction as a heavy equipment operator for several years and was a member of Local 12. In 1975, they moved to Cassville to make their home.

No services are planned at this time. Cremation arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be at a later date in Peter & Paul Ukranian Cemetery, Arbekka Canada.

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