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Steve Wood

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Memorial services for Steve “Woody” Wood Sr. of Penn Valley will be conducted 6 p.m. Monday at the Nevada City Elks Lodge No. 518. For more information, call 265-4920.

Mr. Wood died Sunday, May 2, in Sacramento. He was 56.

He was born Nov. 19, 1947, in Pasadena, to John E. Wood and Moraine Dorrance Kanner. He attended local grade and junior high schools. He married Janey on Nov. 12, 1966, at the Rough and Ready Chapel. He was a resident of Nevada County for 46 years, 15 of them in Penn Valley. He was a house painter for 20 years. He was an avid NASCAR and NHRA race fan, and was a master classic auto mechanic and woodworker. He also enjoyed fishing, boating and camping.

Mr. Wood is survived by his wife of 37 years, Janey K. Wood of Penn Valley; sons, Steve Jr., Shawn and Casey Wood, all of Penn Valley; daughter-in-law, Rose Wood of Penn Valley; brother and sister-in-law, John and Mary Wood of Sutter Creek; brother, Stan Wood of Harrison, Ark.; sisters and brothers-in-law Delores and Patrick O’Conner of Nevada City, and Lory and Bob Cannon of Cascade Shores; grandson, Logan Wood of Penn Valley; granddaughter, Randi Wood of Grass Valley; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Steve Wood Memorial Fund c/o Tri-Counties Bank to help defray medical costs.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels

Mortuary.


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