June 03 1946 December 14 2019
James’ Obituary James Edward Wood, age 73 of Barryton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 14, 2019 in Grand Rapids . He was born June 3, 1946 in East Grand Rapids, to Kenneth and Bessie (Faber) Wood. He was raised in Coleman before moving to Clare where he graduated from high school in 1965. Jim entered the United States Navy in 1967. He was an aviation mechanic aboard the USS Enterprise and was honorably discharged in 1970. James married Penny Blackledge in Coleman on July 19, 1974 and they made their home and raised their family in Gladwin. Jim and Penny resided in Harrison, Kentucky and Florida before making their home in Barryton in 2010. From 1980 to 1995 he was employed by Interlake in Shepherdsville, KY and used the knowledge gained as a millwright to own and operate his own millwright business, Material Handling, with Penny for 15 years . He is survived by his wife of 45 years Penny of Barryton; two children, Jeffrey of Lake and Lisa (Randy) Henry of Yellow Springs, OH; three grandchildren, Lindsay, Tyler and Adriane; one brother, William and extended family and friends. James was preceded in death by: his parents, Kenneth (Bessie) Wood and a brother, Dave. A life celebration will take place 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Barryton Church of Christ with Pastor Rick Lippert officiating. The family will greet friends one hour prior from noon until 1p.m. Memorial contributions may be made in James’ name to Vietnam Veterans of America, vva.org/donate/. Share a memory or leave a condolence by clicking the guestbook tab on James’ page, on the Daggett Funeral Home in Barryton’s website at www.daggettgilbertfuneralhome.com Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James E Wood June 03 1946 December 14 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Barryton, state: Michigan