March 07 1938 January 15 2020
Edward “Ed” F. Wood March 07, 1938 – January 15, 2020 Share this obituary Send Flowers Upload Photo| Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card Edward “Ed” Frank Wood, 81, of Roscoe departed this life to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, in Javon Bea Hospital. Ed was born March 7, 1938, at Saint Anthony Hospital in Rockford the son of Frank V. and Arla Marie (Brinegar) Wood. Graduated from East High School, Rockford. He married Barbara Bakkum on October 21, 1955, in Rockford. Ed worked 5 years at Lloyd’s Battery & Electric auto repair and 40 years at Woodward Governor Company. He gave his life to Christ on July 5, 1970 and served his Lord in leadership at the former Harlem Road Christian Church, now called Northeast Christian Church on Riverside Blvd., Rockford. Ed was active in a number of organizations during his lifetime. He and Barbara were avid motorcyclists and traveled over 500,000 miles throughout the U.S. and Canada by motorcycle. They were members of the Christian Motorcyclist Association, American Motorcyclist Association and The FREE Club Christian Motorcycle club. Following retirement, they joined the Chief Shabbona Ramblers Chapter 221 of the Holiday Ramblers Recreational Vehicle Camping Club. He and Barbara enjoyed traveling and camping with their friends and spending many winters in Arizona. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; daughters, Christine Lynne (Fred) Tyson of Estero, FL, Patricea Leigh (Devin) Meyer of Roscoe and Gwendolyn Kay (Kurt) Holm of Estero, FL; grandchildren, Cory (Sarah) Tyson, Brady (Melissa) Tyson, Ben Meyer, Kaitlin Holm and Logan Holm; great-grandchildren, Max, Owen, Audrey, Emilyn, Jameson and Bellany Tyson; sister, Linda (Jim) Patrick. Predeceased by his parents. Service at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25, 2020, in Northeast Christian Church, 5651 E. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, with visitation from 9:30 a.m. to service time. Burial in Roscoe Township Cemetery. Memorials to Northeast Christian Church. SERVICES Visitation Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Northeast Christian Church 5651 East Riverside Blvd. Rockford, IL 61114 Get Directions on Google Maps Funeral Service Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:00 AM Northeast Christian Church 5651 East Riverside Blvd. Rockford, IL 61114 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
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