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Ralph Edward Wood

Obituary for Ralph Edward Wood

October 1, 1937 - October 12, 2016
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 79


Ralph Edward Wood

Ralph Edward Wood, 79, of Greenwood, IN, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at The Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center.

Ralph was born on October 1, 1937 in Franklin, IN to Charles B. Wood and Mary T. (James) Wood. He graduated from Arsenal High School in Indianapolis in 1955 where he was in the ROTC program. On June 1, 1956, he married Elizabeth Jane (Harwell) Wood, who survives. He proudly served 12 years in the United States Army and was employed by Shell Oil as a truck driver for over 30 years.

Survivors include his wife of over 60 years, Elizabeth J Wood of Greenwood; two sons, Joe Edward Wood of Carmel and Charles Windfield (Janine) of Seattle, WA; one daughter Regina Dianne Pritchett of St. Petersburg, FL; five grandsons, Joseph A. Wood, Steven C. Pritchett, Riley C. Wood, Foster Brian David Wood and Trey F. Wood; one great granddaughter; one great grandson; and one sister, Wilma Jean Wood of Indianapolis. Ralph was preceded in death by one son, Brian K. Wood; one daughter, Rebecca D. Wood; three brothers, Donald R. Wood, Richard E. Wood, Michael D. Wood; and one sister, Carol J. Turner.

A funeral service for Ralph E. Woods will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services and Crematory, 481 W. Main Street, Greenwood, IN 46142. Visitation will be held on Monday from 11:00 am until time of service at 1:00pm. Burial take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Petersburg, FL.

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