Robert J. ìWoodyî Wood, 84 of Hendersonville, formerly of Liverpool, NY passed away May 22, 2010 at Park Ridge Hospital. Born July 23, 1925 in Syracuse, NY, he was a graduate of Liverpool High School, Class of 1942.
He proudly served in the United States Army Air Force in World War II and enjoyed watching the War Birds at air shows. He was a member of the Western North Carolina Air Museum in Hendersonville.
Bob worked for 30 years in purchasing, achieving the position of Director with Jaquith Industries and Vice President with Bristol-Myers in Syracuse. He retired and moved with his loving wife Carol to Henderson County in 1980 where they enjoyed living in Edneyville before moving to Hendersonville in 2007.
Woody was known as a caring, outgoing person who loved to work outdoors. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Carol; a son Harold (Carolyn), daughter April (Carolyn), and son Alan (Kathleen); grandsons Erich, Ryan (Elizabeth), Stephen (Jennifer), and Kyle; and beloved great-granddaughter Avery.
Woodyís family would like to thank the staff of the Brian Center for their compassion. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Honor Air Fund, 423 N. King Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
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