Robert Joseph Wood, Sr. (Sign Guestbook)

Robert Joseph Wood, Sr. age 80 of New Market, TN passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

He was born at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA on March 2, 1939 to Luther King and Rose Sheridan. Robert graduated from Sayre High School. He was a Veteran after serving in the military for 22 years and had numerous awards: Navy Achievement Medal; Navy Unit Commendation; Meritorious Unit Commendation; RVAN forces meritorious unit citation (gallantry cross); Four Good Conduct awards with bronze star; Vietnam service medal with FMF combat insignia; Vietnam campaign medal; Nation Defense service medal; Armed Forces expeditionary medal. He has resided in Pennsylvania and New York. Robert was a VFW member and transported veterans to the VA, volunteered at church with blood drives, and avid dog show enthusiast that loved showing and handling dogs.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Greene Wood and great granddaughter, Nicole Wood.

He is survived by his children, Robert Wood, Jr. of New Cumberland, PA, Deborah McKeehan (Joe Bowling) of New Market, TN, Catherine Wood (Ed Caudill) of New Cumberland, PA; grandchildren, Michael Wood (Ashley Eichelburger) of Carlisle, PA, Kristina and Barry Hockley, Jr. of Carlisle, PA, Robert Wood III (Felisha Vera) of Loysville, PA, Caitlyn Caudill of Dillsburg, PA, Jessica Bowling of New Market, TN, and Brittany Wood of Loysville, PA; great grandchildren, Ethan, Naomi, Jayden, Gunner, Layla and Kashton.

A service will be held 4:00pm on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Church of Christ, Carlisle, PA with a reception to follow. Interment will be 3:00pm on Monday, December 16, 2019 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA with military honors. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Wood family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

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