Mr. Billy Gene Wood, 89, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 PM on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville. Interment will follow in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends on Sunday at the funeral home from 2 PM until 3 PM.
Mr. Wood grew up in the Milledgeville area and returned in 1965 after retiring from the United States Navy. He served in the Navy from 1945 until 1965 during WWII, Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He also retired from Georgia College and State University after 25 years of service. He coached recreation baseball, was an avid outdoors man who enjoyed hunting, fishing and golf. He was a Mason and member of the Benevolent Lodge #3 F. & A. M. of Milledgeville, and attended First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Bowen Wood; parents, Otis and Verna Brantley Wood.
He is survived by sons, Chris (Cathy) Wood of Eatonton, and Clay (Beth) Wood of Milledgeville; and grandchildren, Sarah, Jeff, Cody, and Casey Wood.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Georgia War Veterans Home Activity Fund in Milledgeville.
Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneral.net
Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville is in charge of arrangements
Published on June 22, 2017