Doug Wood, 77, passed away Saturday April 25th, 2020 with his loving family by his side. Marshall Memorial Funeral Home will hold a private graveside service for the family.
Doug was preceded in death by his parents EH and Winne Mae Wood, and his brothers Clarence Wood, Ernest Wood Jr, Charles Wood and Arnold Wood.
Doug married his soulmate Brenda in 1962 and they enjoyed a 58-year marriage that was filled with love and laughter. They were blessed to have 3 beautiful daughters Leigh Ann, Amy and Lori.
Mr. Wood was the rock of the family supporting his beautiful family in everything that they attempted. He was the girl’s biggest cheerleader; his family meant the world to him.
He started his career in the private sector working as a service man at Hudson Foods. Eventually, he wanted to serve his community and went into the service industry in Marshall County.
He was a well-known figure in Marshall County. He served his community as an Albertville City Councilman, he was Chaplain of this police academy class, he was a Captain at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and a Bailiff at the Marshall County Courthouse.
He was a devoted Christian who served as a Bible school teacher at North Broad Street Church of Christ. His love for Christ was well know to those who knew him.
Doug is survived by the love of his life Brenda; his 3 daughters Leigh Ann Jones and her friend Brad Lang; Amy Stewart and her husband Todd; and Lori Thackerson and her husband Randy; his 6 grandchildren Dustin Jones; Damon Christian; Bethany Garrison; Breanna Stewart; Austin Stewart and Nathan Stewart; his great granddaughter Shyla Jones; his sister Louise Wood; his sister-in-laws; Lana Joiner; Kaye Adams, Myra Cooley (Jerry); Phyllis Trammell (Venning); Gail Hill (Kenneth); Ann Chumley (Gerald); Pat Slaton (Terry); and a host of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Shepherd’s Cove Hospice or the Alzheimer’s foundation.
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