STEM- Mr. Talton “Woody” Wallace Wood, Jr, 69, passed away, Sunday, June 27, 2021.
Mr. Wood was born September 19, 1951 to the late Talton and Elsie Wood, Sr. in Durham, NC. Talton started at the Durham Fire Department Station 1 in 1969, then went to work for the City of Durham Landfill. After a couple years, he went back to the Durham Fire Department Station 1 in 1985 and worked there until he retired in 1997.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Wood is preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Wood.
Mr. Wood is survived by his daughter, Karen Wood Carpenter (Mark) of Stem; grandson, Grayson Carpenter; sisters, Dianne Wallen (Ronnie), Kay Hurst (Carlton), Fay Howerton, Monnie Oldham (Eddie) and Donnie Wood (Carlton).
A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2021 at South Granville Memorial Gardens. Officiating will be Pastor Chase Green.
Pallbearers will be Sean Boone, Barry Yeargan, Todd O’Briant, Bill Ralston, Craig Hoxie, Lennis Harris, John Renner and Juan DeShazo.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions can be directed to the Firefighters’ and Rescue Squad Workers’ Pension Fund, Department of State Treasurer, Albemarle Building, 325 North Salisbury Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27603.
The family would like to thank everyone for their support and care for Talton.