Obituary of Leroy Navard Wood ~ 1977

Source: Wilmington Morning Star Aug 10 1977

Mr. Leroy Nauard Wood, age 61, of 132 Whitman Ave., died Tuesday morning 
in the Veteran's Administration in Durham, N.C. following an extended 
Mr. Wood was born in Rosehill, N.C., on August 6, 1916 and was the son 
of the late James Bland and Eva Savage Wood. He retired from the U.S. 
Navy in 1960 and for the next ten (10) years taught in the Accounting 
Dept. at Miller-Mott Business College in Wilmington. Mr. Wood was a member 
of the Wrightsboro Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ina Mae Simmons Wood of the home; two 
daughters, Mrs. Rosa Lee Wood Mirabal of Detroit, Michigan and Mrs. Louise 
Wood Rhodes of Castle Hayne, N.C.; two sons, Robert Lee Wood of New Port, 
Washington and Jeffrey Bland Wood of New Port, Washington; three sisters, 
Mrs. Margaret Baysden of Wilmington, N.C., Mrs. Doris Blackburn of 
Harrells, N.C. and Mrs. Francis Merritt of Clinton, N.C.; three brothers, 
Howard Wood of Wilmington, N.C., Clarence Wood of Harrells, N.C. and 
Robert Wood of Long Island, N.Y.; six (6) grandchildren and several nieces 
and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday in Coble's Oleander 
Chapel with the Rev. Boyd L. Lambert officiating. Interment will be in 
Greenlawn Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 8 until 9 
Wednesday evening.
A Coble Service.

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