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Donald Wood

August 18, 1933 December 4, 2015
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Donald I. Wood, age 82, of Chrisman, IL, passed away Friday, December 4, 2015 at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living in Chrisman, IL.

Don was born August 18, 1933 in Rankin, IL to Irvin and Geraldine (Dorman) Wood. He married Lois Bolen on February 21, 1959. Don graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science and worked for many years as a license examiner for the Illinois Secretary of State. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Chrisman American Legion Post #477. Don called square dancing all over the Midwest for over 50 years. He served as mayor of Chrisman from 1975-1983. He loved his excursions to Kentucky with his friends and family, and also enjoyed buying, selling and driving mules, and attending any mule related events.

He is survived by two children: Sheriff Jeff (Kris) Wood of Paris, IL and Jill (Stewart) Finchum of Georgetown, IL; a sister: Sharon Kay (Joe) Smith of Dwight, IL; three grandchildren: Eli Grimes, Trent Finchum and Reece Wood; and special friends: Shelby Gore. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and a brother.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Chrisman Church of the Nazarene. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Friends Chapel Cemetery.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

9

Dec

3:00 PM 12/9/2015 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/9/2015 7:00:00 PM
Chrisman Church of the Nazarene

313 N Pennsylvania
Chrisman, IL 61924

Chrisman Church of the Nazarene
313 N Pennsylvania Chrisman 61924 IL
United States

Funeral

Thursday

10

Dec

10:00 AM 12/10/2015 10:00:00 AM
Chrisman Church of the Nazarene

313 N Pennsylvania
Chrisman, IL 61924

Burial will follow in Friends Chapel Cemetery

Chrisman Church of the Nazarene
313 N Pennsylvania Chrisman 61924 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Chrisman American Legion Post #477

Scottland United Methodist Church

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