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Robert Darious WOOD, Sr.

Robert Darious WOOD, Sr.

Male 1925 - 2003  (78 years)

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  • Name Robert Darious WOOD  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 23 Jan 1925  Madison County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Westclox Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Design Engineer 
    Residence 1930  Pitman, Madison, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1935  Rural, Madison, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Grove Hill, Madison, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1941  Colbert, Madison, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Relation to Head of House: Self 
    Military Served with 627th Engineer, Light Equipment Company.  [3
    Military 1943  [3
    Awarded Purple Heart in Europe during WWII 
    Died 30 Aug 2003  Athens, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Complications from cancer 
    Buried 2 Sep 2003  Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4  Wood-Lester
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father Federick Great WOOD,   b. 13 Sep 1886, Gordon County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1937, Madison County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Florence Emma MARTIN,   b. 16 Jul 1890, Madison County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1977, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1908  Madison County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Married Abt 1908  Madison County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Myrtice Ann LESTER,   b. 29 Nov 1931, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 2006, Athens, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1948  Athens, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Randy Lewis WOOD,   b. 4 Sep 1953, Athens, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1953, Athens, Clarke County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Robert Darious Wood, Sr. and Myrtice Ann Lester
    Robert Darious Wood, Sr. and Myrtice Ann Lester
    On their wedding day, 20-Nov-1948

    Documents
    Patterson School 3rd and 4th grade students.
    Patterson School 3rd and 4th grade students.
    Robert Darious Wood, Sr and his sister, Flora Virginia Wood from a newspaper clipping out of the Athens Banner Herald.
    Robert Darious Wood, Sr (1925-2003) Newspaper clipping about wounds suffered while in France.
    Robert Darious Wood, Sr (1925-2003) Newspaper clipping about wounds suffered while in France.
    Several errors in the clipping:
    1. Fa Lawis should be FT. Lewis
    2. 1043 should be 1943
    France, July 1944. Dad was standing on the hood of a jeep tying telephone wires to a tree branch when a German mortar exploded. The next thing he remembers is waking up with his helmet full of blood and a medic working over him.
    Surgeons removed as…

  • Notes 
    • Died at age 78 years, 7 months, 7 days.
      Enlisted in the United States Army on 25-May-1943 at the age of 18 Years, 3 Months, 22 Days, at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, GA. Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law. Service Number: 34821689

  • Sources 
    1. [S214] Personal Observation or Knowledge gained directly from subject, Robert D. Wood, Jr.

    2. [S334] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for Federick (Fed) Great Wood

    3. [S215] Personal Observation or Knowledge gained directly from subject, Robert D. Wood, Jr.

    4. [S7] "Our Time In History: This Wood and Lester Family", Robert Darious Wood, Sr and J Glenn Wood, File 480B.txt.