David Wood

Obituary of David Wood


David John (Woody) – in his 69th year, after a courageous battle with cancer passed peacefully Sunday June 4 at BGH Palliative Care. Cremation has taken place. Loving husband to Donna for 46 years and treasured father to Shannon Wood and Chris and Kathryn Wood.  Cherished Grandpa to Sarah and Matthew Wood.  Precious big brother of Carole Morse (Gary) and Georgina Weber, and Brother-in-law to Lisa and Cliff Wilcox, Terri and Derek McDonald and Brian Eyers. Adored cousin of Sandra and Tony Birch in Nottingham England.  Pre deceased by parents Jack Wood (1993) and Grace Wood (2003), Mother in law Laura Counsell (1985) and father in law Chuck Counsell (2009) and sister-in-law Cathy Eyers (2016.) Loving Uncle to many nieces and nephews, and very good friend to even more.  Long time member of St. George Oldtimers hockey and Slo Pitch, and Sunday Old Boys Slo Pitch in Brantford.  Dave spent the last 25 + years at Zehrs on Fairview Drive as the Produce Manager as part of his 50 year career.  Dave’s final gift in life has allowed 2 visually impaired people help see again.  A celebration of his life will take place at Mohawk Park pavilion in Brantford on Saturday June 10 at 2:00pm – 5:00pm with some formalities taking place at about 3:00pm.  In lieu of flowers the family would like to ask that anyone wishing to could support the Ted Beare Sports Experience Fund (charitable receipts not available.)  Cash donations can be made at the celebration of life or directly at any Bank of Montreal (Acct number 23172-001-8993734.)  www.mccleisterfuneralhome.ca

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