Thomas Fredrick Wood, 66, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, July 19. He was born February 10, 1945, in Caldwell, Kan. to the late Eugene and Aline Wood. Mr. Wood was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired federal employee and also managed Orvis Shape. He was a charter member of Arkansas Fly Fishers Federation of Fly Fishermen, past master of Westwood No. 353 which is now Mary Williams, 32nd Degree Mason, an eagle scout leader and a member of the Eastern Star, York Rite and the Shriners.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Wood of Benton; three daughters, Cpt. Cassandra D. Henneberry and husband, T. of Texas, Heather R. Wood McAlister and husband, James of Little Rock and Melany A. Boyd and husband, Jerah of Benton; two brothers, Lester Wood of California and Bob Wood of Colorado; sister, Dorothy Rapp of Oklahoma and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ashby Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ashby Funeral Home. Kim Hammer will be officiating.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .