James A. Wood
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James A. Wood
  • January 12, 1922 - May 30, 2017
  • North Carolina

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Mr. James A. Wood, 95, of Greensboro, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Moses Cone Hospital.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 3, 2017 at three o'clock in the afternoon at Buffalo Presbyterian Church Cemetery, where Jim was a long time member. Rev. Tom Clymer will officiate.
Jim was born January 12, 1922 in Brevard, the son of William Luther Wood and Cleopatra Gallimore Wood.
Jim was a US Navy veteran serving on the USS Missoula during World War II. Upon his return, Jim capitalized on his meticulous, detail oriented nature by working as a data entry systems officer with the US Postal Service until his retirement. Jim enjoyed working around his home, traveling with his wife and duck hunting. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ann Wood.
Surviving are his son, Kevin Wood (Regina) of Little Rock, AR; daughter, Melanie Stanfield (Charles) of Jamestown; and his four grandchildren, Hannah and Sarah Wood and Charlie and Kevin Stanfield.
In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be made to Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 803 16th St. Greensboro, NC 27405.
Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm Chapel is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com