Mr. Ulis J. "U.J." Wood was born January 23, 1933 in Metcalfe County, Kentucky to the late Joseph Wood and Annie Yates Mills. He departed this life Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Golden Living-Green Hill Manor, having attained the age of eighty-one years, one month and fifteen days.
Mr. Wood had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the 2nd Baptist Church in Greensburg. He was a retired school teacher and Water Plant Operator for the City of Greensburg. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death September 9, 2013 by his grandson: Jamaal Wood.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mrs. Addie V. Miller Wood, two sons, one daughter and one daughter-in- law: Michael and Mary Wood of Greensburg, Jacqueline Wood and Tyler Wood of Grand Prairie, Texas. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Tobey, Trae and Lauran Wood and Faun Crenshaw and her husband Brandon, four great grandchildren: Kobie, Brooks and Skylar Wood and Keeley Crenshaw, plus a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Ulis J. "U.J." Wood will be conducted at 12 Noon Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Campbellville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday and after 7 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home.
Officiating: Rev. James Jackson, Eulogy and Rev. Douglas Barbour, Master of Ceremony
Pallbearers: The Zion District Laymen
Honorary Pallbearers: The State Laymen and Members of the Gideons International Flower Bearers: Second Baptist Missionaries.
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy may be made to the Gideon Bible Fund or to the Cure Alzheimer's fund the can be be made at the funeral home.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ulis J. ("U.J.") Wood, please visit our floral store.