Harry Franklin Wood Jr.

July 4, 1930July 17, 2013
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Harry Franklin Wood, Jr., 83, of Evington, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Born July 4, 1930 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Harry Franklin Wood, Sr. and Elsie Hepinstall Wood and was also preceded in death by a son, Barry R. Wood and two sisters, Shirley W. Tucker and Gloria Maxey. Junior was retired from Montague Betts. He was the foreman in charge of providing the steel fabrication from Montague Betts for the World Trade Center. He was very proud to be a member of the United States Marine Corps., where he served a tour in the Korean War and received a Purple Heart. He is survived by five sons, Terry Wood and wife Rita of Forest, Landon Wood of Pilot Mountain, NC, Derek Wood of Lynchburg, Brian Wood of Forest, Craig Wood of Evington; one daughter, Trina Carter and husband Danny of Goode; 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; two brothers, Ronnie Wood and wife Betty of Rustburg and W.T. Wood of Madison Heights. He enjoyed gardening and bird watching. He has now joined loved ones of the past and will be greatly missed by his loved ones of the present. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Fort Hill Memorial Park with Dr. Dennis Hollandsworth officiating. Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 16. The family will receive friends from 7:00 -8:30 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. The family would like to thank a caregiver, Denise Wade for the wonderful care she provided our father.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, July 20, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, July 19, 2013

Harry Franklin Wood Jr.

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Larry & Dianne Morris

July 23, 2013

So sorry for your loss.

Shelby Drewry Holt

July 21, 2013

So sorry to read of Harry's passing. Thoughts and prayers are with your family. I have fond memories of Miller Street. Long ago but still remembered!

July 19, 2013

Dear Tracy, Terry, Ronnie and extended families. I am truly sorry to hear of your loss of your dear loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. I will continue to pray.
Sue J. Hall
Rustburg, VA

Connie McKim

July 19, 2013

Tracy and family,
You all are in our thoughts and prayers. I pray that sweet memories will help you guys through this difficult time.
- The McKim Family

July 19, 2013

July 18, 2013
Derek and Family,
So sorry to hear of your father's passing. I viewed the beautiful tributes to him. May each one of you take comfort in the loving memories you have and always, always know that he is there in your hearts.
With sincere sympathy,
Connie Barbour

July 19, 2013

Ronnie & Betty: Sorry to hear of your brother's passing. Out thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, David & Sally

July 18, 2013


July 18, 2013

Harry was a wonderful cheerful man. He was well liked and excellent at his work . I know his loss is enormous to his family. My condolences to you all.

Very truly yours, Earle Betts

Sandy Tall

July 18, 2013

Sorry for your loss. I hope you find comfort in knowing his suffering has ended and he is in a better place.

Gary & Angel Mason

July 18, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. Your family will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless and be with each of you.