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James Ray Wood

June 18, 1943 — July 10, 2023

Quitman

James Ray Wood

James Ray Wood of Quitman, Texas passed away on July 10, 2023 in Tyler, Texas.

James was born on June 18, 1943, in Waxahachie and was a welder for 35 years, having worked for both Gardner-Denver and Trinity Industries. He served in the US Army from 1961 to 1964 as a medic in the 82nd Airborne Division. James was a devoted member of Stagner Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family.

James is survived by his wife, Viola Wood; daughter, Kim Cole and her husband, Bobby; son, James Wood and his wife, Amanda; grandchildren, Samantha Gardner, Alex Houston, Erin Carden, Christopher Wood, Rebecca Wood, Kaylie Wood, Blaze Wood, Whiskey Wood, Atalie Wood, and Brock Morman; several great-grandchildren, nephews, and nieces. James was preceded in death by his father, Jack Wood; his mother, Ova Roberts Wood. A memorial service for James will be held on July 15 at 2:00 PM at Stagner Baptist Church. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 PM until service time.

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Saturday, July 15, 2023

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Stagner Baptist Church

4008 FM 14, Hawkins, 75765

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Saturday, July 15, 2023

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Stagner Baptist Church

4008 FM 14, Hawkins, 75765

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