Joseph B. Wood
Winslow Alumni Class of 1951
September 12, 2008
Joseph B. Wood, 75, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away Friday, September 12, 2008 after a short battle with aggressive cancer.
He was born January 1, 1933 in Winslow, IN to John and Mary Lucille Wood.
Joe was a graduate of Winslow High School, Class of 1951 and then joined the Air Force. He went to language school in California and was sent to England where he met his wife Ethel Martin. After over 20 years in the Air Force, he retired as a Sr Master Sergeant. He then worked for Programming Research Corporation.
Joe will be missed by his wife of over 50 years, Ethel, his daughter, Joanne (Glen) Forbes, of Las Vegas, his son, Joey Wood, of Virginia Beach, VA, his granddaughter, Nicola Forbes of Little Canada, MN, his grandson Ian Forbes of Las Vegas, his sister, Janice (Joe) Hriso of Evansville, IN, his brothers, John (Charlene) Wood of Otwell, IN and James Wood of Petersburg, IN and many close cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a twin sister, Joanne.
Military services were held September 16, 2008 at the Desert Memorial Crematorium & Burial Society, Las Vegas, NV.