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April 21, 2024

John Robert Wood

John Robert Wood

John Robert Wood, 72, of Hickory, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2022, at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was the son of the late Reverend William C. Wood and Lois Howell Wood. Mr. Wood was retired and a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Marcella Houston Wood of the home; a brother, William C. Wood II and wife Linda of Cedar Falls, Iowa; three step-daughters, Marci Sigmon and husband Brian of Hickory, Tonya Rash and husband Paul of Winston-Salem, and Cindy Dillard and husband Richard of Yadkinville; seven step-grandchildren; and three nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.

Memorial contributions may be given to Mt Bethel United Methodist Church, 9042 NC-127 Hickory, NC 28601.

Condolences may be sent to the Wood Family at

Drum Funeral Home in Hickory is honored to be serving the Wood Family.

1 Comment

  1. Tonya Rash on December 23, 2022 at 8:12 am

    I love and miss you more than you could imagine. This is so hard but I’m so thankful that you are in a better place and in no more pain. You will forever be in my heart until we meet again that one sweet day.

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