Daniel W. Wood
Winslow Alumni Class of 1974
March 6, 2009
Daniel W. Wood, 52, Fishers, Indiana, passed away Friday, March 6, 2009 at Indiana Heart Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born October 5, 1956 in Washington, Indiana to Eugene and Eunice (Bass) Wood.
Daniel graduated from Winslow High School, Class of 1974, and had the honor of being the last graduate from Winslow High School since his last name, Wood, was the last in the class rooster of 1974, he was the last student to receive a diploma from Winslow High School. He also graduated from Oakland City College in 1978. He held a Bachelors of Arts degree in elementary education and taught Junior High School Social Studies and Language Arts for 2 years at St. Mary’s School in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. He also coached basketball. For the last 25 years, he had worked for Allstate Insurance Company as a Claims Adjuster. Daniel loved landscape gardening. He was a very devoted husband and father and much involved in his children’s swimming at Southeastern Swim Club.
He attended Castleton United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Wood, his son, Tyler Wood, his daughter, Jordyn Wood, all of Fishers, two brothers, Donald Wood of Petersburg and Alan Wood of Henderson, KY; a sister, Sue Brewster of Winslow; 17 nieces and nephews and 13 great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at Randall & Roberts Fisher Mortuary, with Rev. Mac Hamon officiating. Visitation was Monday, March 9, 2009 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Randall & Roberts Fisher Mortuary. Burial was at Highland Cemetery.