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Roscoe Wood, Jr.


Chief Petty Officer, Roscoe Kingsley Wood, Jr., age 88, of Dunlap, passed away Friday morning, August 10, 2018 at his home.

   He was a member of Hope Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida, retired Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy, Martial Arts Master and Teacher, a devoted Christian, father, grandfather, and husband.

   He was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Wood; parents, Roscoe and Malvinna Wood; and aunt, Bridgette.

   He is survived by his two daughters, Roxy Johnson, Dunlap and Jacquline Townsend, Dunlap; two sons, Charles Alan (Donna) Wood, Dunlap and Kenneth Wayne Wood, Texas; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; special niece, Debbie Elliott; several other nieces and nephews.

   Services will be held at a later date in Florida.

   Online condolences can be made at

   Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap.

1 Comment

  1. Danny Goodwin on September 23, 2020 at 12:46 am

    My first martial arts instructor. Goodbye Master Wood. You were one tough man with a soft heart. Your lessons will always be with me.

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