On Saturday, April 5, 2014, Gerald C. Wood passed away.
Gerald “Jeb” was born September 15, 1923 in Hoquiam, Wash. to Glenn and Thelma. As a veteran of World War II, he was an engineer in the Pacific. He met his sweetheart, Mary, and was married for 64 years.
Jeb enjoyed his work as a pile driver, especially truss work. He loved singing and playing the guitar throughout his life; including family gatherings, band, churches, and choirs.
In retirement, he was a member and director of senior estates men’s choir. His mission at retirement and care facilities brought joy and comfort to many through music and prayer.
He is survived by sons; Jerry, Tom (Kris), and Bobby Wood; three grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother, Roland and large extended family. He is preceded in death by wife, Mary and son, Steven.
A memorial service is going to be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 13, at the Hoodview Church of God in Woodburn, Ore.