Funeral services for Junior Wood will be 2:00 PM Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler, Missouri (660-679-0009) with Pastor John Prichard officiating. There is no visitation. Burial will follow services in Woodfin Cemetery, Foster, Missouri. Contributions are suggested to Woodfin Cemetery. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Clifford J. “Junior” Wood, 76 of Rich Hill, Missouri passed away July 8, 2014 at Heartland of Willow Lane in Butler, Missouri. Junior was born May 20, 1938 in Bates County, Missouri near Hume, the son of Clifford Nevill and Jane Ellen (Shafer) Wood. He graduated from High School at Mound City, Kansas.
Junior was united in marriage to Doris Blevins on March 8, 1959. To this union two daughters were born. Junior served in the National Guard out of Pleasanton, Kansas for several years. Junior farmed and raised cattle, as well as a few years working in the coal mines.
Junior was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Doris Wood of Rich Hill; daughter Connie Board and husband Larry of Vichy, Missouri; daughter Peggy Foster and husband David of El Dorado Springs, Missouri; grandchildren Lori Robbins (George), Ashley Arwood (Tyler), Andrew Entrikin (Tanya), Alec Entrikin (Megan Binford), and Kelli Beth Board; and great-grandchildren Wayne Dale Robbins, Glen Robbins, Alli Arwood, Brihanna Entrikin, Brooklynn Entrikin, and Keigan Binford. He also leaves behind one brother, Billy Wood and wife Joyce of Foster, Missouri as well as two nephews and one niece.