Obituary: Wood, James E.
James E., Jr.
Went Home to Jesus on October 25, 2012. Jim was born November 23, 1921 to James E. and Emily (Spork) Wood. He was a proud World War II Veteran. He received a Meritorious Service Award in the US Army/Air Corps. In 1948, he married (Ruth) Meryl Houghton and later moved to Colbert. They had one daughter, Jeryl. Jim graduated from EWC, Cheney, taught middle school for 15 years in Spokane, and later owned a carpet cleaning business. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Meryl, and his sister Betty (Mrs. Harry J. Bonck). He is survived by his daughter, five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, two nieces and a nephew. A Memorial Service and interment will be November 19th at 11:00am at Washington State Veterans Cemetery.