William F. Wood, 95


William F. Wood, 95, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Kensington, Md., passed away on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at his home. He was born in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 6, 1921, son of the late John S. Wood and Nonie (Davis) Wood. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Wood retired as a maintenance superintendent with the United States Postal Service after 30 years of service in Silver Spring, Md. He was a lifetime member of the Mason Dixon VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View, Del.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bettye L. Wood, in 2014. He is survived by three sons, William Timothy Wood of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Dennis Craig Wood of West Palm Beach, Fla., and David Wayne Wood of Fairmont, W.Va.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was scheduled for Jan. 4, 2017, at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.