John Louis Wood's functional life ended on March 9, 2015, when he was hit by a Fort Smith, AR, city bus, suffered traumatic brain injuries and was completely paralyzed on his left side. He died on January 26, 2018, in Springdale, AR, from pneumonia. John was born October 25, 1954, in Kansas City, Mo, the third of seven children of Vincel Lenore Wood and Annabelle Rose Williams, who lived in Liberty. He grew up in Ballwin, Mo, where the family moved when John was five years old. John was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James Loyd Wood. He is survived by his brothers Jeffrey Lenore Wood and Joseph Lacy Wood of Springdale; his sisters Kathryn Mary Wood, Salome Ann Engle and Suzanne Kay Burnley, all of St. Louis; his former wife Joellen Feirtag of Minneapolis, MN, and his daughters Colleen Wood and Emily Wood. Mass of the Resurrection will be held Friday, February 16, 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cuba, with burial next to his parents in Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements by Mizell Funeral Home. Obituary written by Jeff Wood.
Friday, February 16th, 2018 11:00am, Holy Cross Catholic Church
Holy Cross Cemetery