- December 20, 1943 - February 28, 2017
- Kansas City, Missouri
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Roger Wood, 74, passed away on February 28th at North Kansas City Hospital. He was born on December 20, 1943 in Kansas City to Mervil and Dorothy Wood of Brookfield, MO. Visitation will be from 1:00 – 2:00 pm with funeral services at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 7th at Floral Hills Funeral Home. Roger graduated from North Kansas City High School and attended Kansas City Junior College. He worked at the General Motors Leeds Assembly Plant for over 30 years and was a proud member of UAW Local #31. He retired from the GM plant in Shreveport, LA. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Gary and Richard, his daughter Christina (Cartwright) Henry in 2004, and his wife Diana Lynn in 2009. He is survived by his son Jeffery Wood and grandson Casey Cartwright. Also left to mourn his loss are his mother-in-law, 4 brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends. Roger will always be remembered for his kindness and compassion for others. The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Crystal Legalle and the medical staff in the ICU unit of the NKC Hospital for their dedication and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice.