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Holley “Hollywood” Wood

Fayette County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 Oct 2012 (aged 72)
Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Over the farm
Memorial ID 100093028 · View Source
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Holley "Hollywood" Wood, 72, Beecher City, Illinois passed away October 9, 2012 in John Cochran VA Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Wood was born June 17, 1940 , Loudon Township, Fayette County, Beecher City, Illinois the sixth on of Arthur and Leona Holley Wood. He married Karen Anderson November 10, 1962 in the First Christian Church of Pana, Illinois, Rev. Jack Busby officiated.

His body will be cremated and a Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. (Holley's Celebration of Life was November 3, 2012 at the VFW in Altamont, Illinois with music and food.)

He served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1962. He later bought the farm he was born on and resided there since the summer of 1976. He was a construction welder and pipefitter. Over the years, he worked many crafts in many places. After retiring , he was a greeter at Effingham's Wal-Mart. He enjoyed pinochle, bridge, riding motorcycles, and driving his Model A.

Surviving are his wife, Karen Wood, Beecher City, Illinois; son, Brett (Linda) Wood, Beecher City, Illinoia; grandson, Cody Wood, Beecher City, Illinois; sister, Nelda (Stanley) Kline, Beecher City, Illinois; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his 5 brothers, Ward Wood, Lynn Wood, Wayne Wood, Philip Wood, and Neal Wood.

Printed in the Beecher City Journal, Beecher City, Illinois.


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  • Created by: Shirley Hall
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100093028
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Holley “Hollywood” Wood (17 Jun 1940–9 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100093028, ; Maintained by Shirley Hall (contributor 47382091) Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Over the farm.