Richard "Dick" Wood

November 7, 1930July 13, 2014

Richard “Dick” Wood age 83 of Albion passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014. He was born November 7, 1930 in Jackson, Michigan the son of George and Francis (Counter) Wood. He married Shirley Guilford on May 30, 1959 in Jackson and she survives. Dick worked for 20 years at REA (Railway Express Agency), then 17 years at Albion Camera and Studio and finally retiring from Trillium Hospital in 1993. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Albion, serving on the school board there and was very involved in other community activities as well. He was also a Past Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus and member of the Sons of the Revolution. In addition to his loving wife of 55 years, Dick is also survived by his son, Matt (Cindy) Wood, granddaughters, Maegan and Kelsie Wood all of Marshall, brother, George Wood of Big Rapids and niece Cindy (Gary) Schuberg also of Big Rapids. Dick was preceded in death by his son Michael Wood in 1983 and his brother Ken Wood of New Mexico.

In honor of Dick’s wishes, cremation will take place. A Memorial Mass will be held to celebrate his life on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. with Father Joe Gray officiating at St. John Catholic Church, 1020 Irwin Ave., Albion. Burial of ashes at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Jackson, Michigan.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. John Catholic Church Building Fund. Arrangements have been entrusted to J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, MI 49224


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July 30, 2014

I'm so sorry to learn of your great loss, Shirley. Dick was so special. I'll always remember how much he helped me with the photos and, with his twinkling humor,brightened all our lives. Your are so special too. Keep smiling.
Mary Jane Henry (Placida, FL)

Gail Loveless

July 25, 2014

Shirley,,,sorry to read of the loss of your loving husband,,,may His arms wrap around you and give you comfort,,,

Mary Wright

July 18, 2014

Thinking of you Shirley & sending love & prayers.

Mary Lenardson

July 17, 2014

Dear Shirley and family,

My sincere condolences on the passing of your beloved, Dick. I pray for your comfort and may peace be with you all in this time of need. Please let me and your BPW sisters be of assistance to you in any way needed. God bless you and keep you all close together.

Most sincerely,
Mary Lenardson

Ellie Rockey

July 16, 2014

Shirley, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. May God be with you in your sorrow.

Ellie Rockey

LaVada Weeks

July 16, 2014

Shirley, I am so sorry for your loss. Glad you were able to have 55 good years together and lots of good memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. If you need anything or just want to talk neighbor just let me know.