Thomas Fredrick Wood
Thomas Fredrick Wood, 66, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, July 19. He was born February 10, 1945, in Caldwell, Kan. to the late Eugene and Aline Wood. Mr. Wood was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired federal employee and also managed Orvis Shape. He was a charter member of Arkansas Fly Fishers Federation of Fly Fishermen, past master of Westwood No. 353 which is now Mary Williams, 32nd Degree Mason, an eagle scout leader and a member of the Eastern Star, York Rite and the Shriners.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Wood of Benton; three daughters, Cpt. Cassandra D. Henneberry and husband, T. of Texas, Heather R. Wood McAlister and husband, James of Little Rock and Melany A. Boyd and husband, Jerah of Benton; two brothers, Lester Wood of California and Bob Wood of Colorado; sister, Dorothy Rapp of Oklahoma and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ashby Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ashby Funeral Home. Kim Hammer will be officiating.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.