Lawrence H. “Larry” Wood, 76, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Centreville, Va., passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at his home. He was born in Alexandria, Va., on Aug. 16, 1942, son of the late Joseph Wood and Alice (Heflin) Wood.
Wood retired from work as a communications technician with RCA in July of 2000 and moved to the Dagsboro area.
He loved and adored his children so much that he also became a foster parent. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and his love of sports, especially the Washington Nationals and the Washington Redskins.
In addition to his parents, Wood was preceded in death by two daughters, Sarah Jane Wood and Amy Dolbeer; a brother, Joseph Wood Jr.; and a sister, Jouann Lee. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Margie (Gebhardt) Wood; six children, Hank Wood and his wife, Stacy, of King George, Va., Kenneth Wood and his wife, Cindy, of Lumberton, N.C., Matthew Wood and his wife, Heather, of Dagsboro, Del., Katy Wood of Panama City Beach, Fla., Timothy Wood and his fiancée, Elizabeth Ewing, of Georgetown, Del., and Sam Wood of Selbyville, Del.; a brother, Mike Wood and his wife, Charm, of Colorado; two sisters, Kathy May and her husband, John, of Keller, Texas, and Marylou Wood of St. Mary’s, Ga.; many grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and his furry companions.
A Mass of Christian Burial was to be held Aug. 22, 2018, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del., with interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to the Delaware SPCA at www.delspca.org. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.