Hamilton County


Pvt. Floyd Dean Wood




Floyd Dean Wood was born Dec. 11, 1922 to Frederick Daniel and Beulah Clouse Wood. He died Nov. 21, 2000 and is buried in the Cass Center Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Pvt. Wood was a photo lab technician and served with the 20th Combat Map Squadron in World War II.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Nov. 22, 2000

Floyd Wood, 77, Joplin, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000 at the Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Blendville Christian Church in Joplin, with Pastor Larry Richards officiating. Visitation in Webster City will be at the Foster Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. Saturday, then graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. at Cass Township Cemetery, north of Webster City.

Floyd Dean Wood, son of Fred and Beulah Clouse Wood, was born Dec. 11, 1922 at Linden, Iowa. The family moved to Webster City and he received his education there, graduating from Lincoln High School. He married Mary Bosworth at Webster City on July 14, 1942. He served five years in the Army Air Corps with 2-1/2 years in the Pacific Theatre. Following his discharge, he returned to Webster City, then moved to Campbell, Calif. He was an industrial electrician and worked for Lockheed Systems and Space in Sunnyvale, Calif., until retiring in 1983. The couple moved to Joplin and he worked in the maintenance department at Missouri Southern State College for four years, retiring in 1988.

Survivors are his wife, Mary, son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Judith Wood, Tonawanda, NY, daughters and sons-in-law, Katherine and Paul Gray of Neosho, Mo., Nancy and Larry Lane of Ankeny, Cynthia and Leon Weece of Miami, Okla.; brothers Carroll Wood of Fern Park, Fla., Marvin Wood of Salem, Ore.; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Edward Wood. He was a member of the Blendville Christian Church where he served as an elder.

Source: ancestry.com