Obituaries

Obituaries

Bob J. Wood 1942 - 2008 Lecompton

Funeral services for Bob J. Wood, 65, Lecompton, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton.Mr. Wood died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at St. Francis Health Center in Topeka.He was born Aug. 18, 1942, in Topeka, the son of Emery M. and Gertrude E. Nottingham Wood. He graduated from Topeka High School in 1960.Mr. Wood worked at FMC as a tower operator for 28 years. He also served as a volunteer firefighter for 20 years for Lecompton Township, where he served as chief for five years.He married Betty L. Crow on June 23, 1962, in Topeka. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Burke and wife Susan, Lecompton; a daughter, Belinda Janes and husband Kevin, Perry; and five grandchildren, Josh and Chris Wood, Ryan Skinner, and Derrick and Ashlee Janes.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association or Church of God of Prophecy, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.