Wood, Laurence Hale

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Laurence Hale Wood, 99, of Floyd, VA, passed away May 24, 2016 after a brief illness. He is preceded in death by his wife, France Brodie Wood. He is survived by his daughter, Anne Wood, and son-in-law, Dr. Oisin McGuinness of New York City.

He graduated from Randolph-Macon Military Academy, and Randolph-Macon College. A veteran of World War II, he served in the US Army Air Corps. He was an active member of many civic organizations in his beloved Floyd County, including the American Legion, the VFW, the Lion’s Club, the Masonic Lodge, and the Rotary Club. He was a member and former deacon of Floyd Baptist Church.

Funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m, Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Floyd Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Hudgins officiating with interment in the Roselawn Burial Park in Martinsville, VA. with Full Military Rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and American Legion Post #127. Family will receive friends 2pm -4pm and 6pm-8pm, Friday, May 27, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home Chapel.

He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. The family would like to especially thank his dear friend and caregiver Amy Stepp for her devotion and kindness.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to one of the civic organizations listed above of which he was a faithful member.