John R. Wood
John R. Wood
  • June 24, 1957 - September 22, 2017
  • Alsip, Illinois

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John R. Wood, age 60. of the Phillipines and Alsip Illinois. Passed away September 22,2017 surrounded by his loving family. John is a proud retired Senior Master Sargent of the United States Air Force. After being in the Air Force for 28 years John still remained working for the Air Force for 12 years. .
Beloved husband of Edgel nee Bagacay and loving father to Stephanie and James Wood. Dearest son of the late Richard J. and Mildred nee Perkins. Loving brother of Richard, Melody (Amado Delgado) Kalantzis, Dawn (Anthony) Baran, Lawrence (Peggy) and the late Mildred (Ken) Karim, Pamela Wood and Kimberly Copps. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Monday, September 25,2017 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Chapel Hill Gardens South Funeral Home, 11333 S. Central Ave. Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453.
There will be a funeral service Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery.

John dedicated 40 years of his life to the U.S. Airforce. We salute You. Proud lifetime member of the V.F.W.

For further information or to watch his celebration of life at or call 708-636-1200