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John T. Wood

October 13, 1943 — April 5, 2020

John Thomas Wood age 76, of Defiance, died Sunday morning, April 5, 2020 at Mercy Health Defiance Hospital.

His Legacy… John was born October 13, 1943 to Floyd and Emma (Briggs) Wood in Lima. He graduated from Lima Senior High School in 1964.  John is a United States veteran drafted with the Army.  On September 30, 1967, he married Tamara Thornburg.  Pastor Tammy died on January 17, 2019.  He was a retired insurance agent for Lutheran Brotherhood.  John and Tammy attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Defiance.

His Family… John is survived by his children: Christopher (Michelle) Wood, Fort Wayne, Jason (Melissa) Wood, Vicksburg, MI and Sherri (Bruce) Burkard, Alma, MI; 3 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and siblings: Robert Wood, David Wood, William Wood and Raelene Phillips.

His Farewell Services… Because of health concerns, there will be private services at this time.  A public service will be at a later date.

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