Robert S. Wood
Wednesday, January 08, 2014 9:53 AM
VAN WERT - Robert S. Wood, 58, of Van Wert passed away at 7:29 a.m. Monday Jan. 6, 2014 surrounded by his family.
He was born on Feb. 18, 1955 in Ottawa to Doyle and Dorna (Watkins) Wood. His father is deceased and his mother survives in Ft. Wayne, Ind. On Oct. 11, 1986 in Praire du Chien, Wis. he married Jill (LaBonne) Wood who survives in Van Wert.Bob is also survived by his children, Aaron Wood of Orlando, Fla.; Megan (Alex) Hammons and Luke (Anne Altstaetter) Wood of Van Wert and U.S.M.C. PFC Zachary Wood stationed at Camp Lejune in North Carolina and a proud "Papa" to beloved grandchildren, Noah Wood and Ryan Hammons.
He is also survived by three sisters, Joni (Doug) Lehman of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Kim (David) Ohlweiler of Cincinnati and Karen (Jack) Stueve of Minster; and one brother, Mark (Cheryl) Wood of Germantown, Wis. and 11 nieces and nephews.
Bob was the sales manager at Statewide Ford in Van Wert. He was a member of Van Wert Elks Lodge, member of the band ToolBachs and a connoisseur of music- especially his Alto Sax.
Friends and family may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert.
Preferred memorials may be directed to the family or State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com