He was a member of Pottsville Church of Christ, a registered nurse with the Mayfield Youth Development Center, and an Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Gossett Wood; his mother, Nancy Travis Wood of Benton; two sons, Johnnie Cole Wood of Hardin and Joseph Gentry and wife Leena Wood of Calvert City; three daughters, Shannon Nicole of Georgia, Jayme Katherine Wood and Kassy Jayne Wood, both of Hardin; a brother, Gary Linn of Calvert City; three sisters, Carolyn Holley of Reidland, Connie Thweatt of Hardin and Catrina Brinkley of Benton. Four grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Linn Wood.
Services for Mr. Wood were held December 15, in the Byrn Funeral Home Chapel with John Voss and Joe D. Thorn officiating. Interment followed in the North Mt. Zion Cemetery.