Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

September 1, 2013

Randle Jackson Wood

WARRIORMINE — Randle Jackson Wood, age 87, of Warriormine, West Virginia, passed away Friday, August 30, 2013, at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV. Born October 1, 1925, in Matoaka, WV, he was the son of the late Clinton and Isabella Alice Grant Wood and he was the last surviving member of his family.

He was a resident of Warriormine of many years. Randle served his country for 22 years as a Staff Sergeant for the United States Army, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart Medal. He served in both the Korean conflict and World War II and was a member of the American Legion Post 43 of War, WV. After retiring from the Army he was employed by the McDowell County Board of Education for 16 years as a custodian.

Preceded in death by, in addition to his parents, two infant children, Randle Jackson Wood, Jr. and Robina Ann Wood; three brothers, William Wood, Everett Wood, Clinton Wood; three sisters, Helen Wood Johnson, Violet Wood East and Isabella Alice Wood Richardson.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Rebecca Mitchell Wood and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 11 A.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in War, WV with the Reverend Spencer Oxford, officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, VA where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Iaeger V.F.W. Post 1144 and Bradshaw American Legion Post 175.

Friends may call Tuesday morning at the funeral home, from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.    

Fanning Funeral Home of War is serving the Wood family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • James Gianato James Gianato

    KIMBALL — James Gianato, age 87, of Kimball, WV, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center after a short Illness.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin

    LERONA — On July 25, 2014, Elizabeth Pearl Baldwin, 84, was called home to be with Jesus and reunite with her precious Ronald.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Douglas W. Jenkins Douglas W. Jenkins

    PRINCETON — Douglas W. Jenkins, 90, of Princeton formerly of Lashmeet died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Princeton Health Care Center.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • James “Jake” Jackson Jr. James “Jake” Jackson Jr.

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — James “Jake” Jackson, Jr. age 65 of the Mudfork community in Bluefield, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Maycel Lee Nowlin Maycel Lee Nowlin

    PRINCETON — Maycel Lee Nowlin of Old Oakvale Road in Princeton, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marjorie Price Gibson

    NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Marjorie Price Gibson, age 94 of North Tazewell, VA died Friday, July 25, 2014 at Heritage Hall Health Care in Tazewell, VA.

    July 27, 2014

  • James Gianato James Gianato

    KIMBALL — James Gianato, age 87, of Kimball, WV, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center after a short Illness.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Donnette Hall Donnette Hall

    BURKES GARDEN, Va. — Donnette Hall age 73 of Burkes Garden, VA, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital in Tazewell, VA.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kirby Winfred Cole

    WHITEWOOD, Va. — Kirby Winfred Cole, age 80 of Whitewood, Virginia passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in a local Richlands Hospital following a lengthy illness.

    July 27, 2014

  • Hazel Stovall

    PRINCETON — Hazel Stovall, 85, of Princeton died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at her home.

    July 27, 2014