Richard Wayne Wood


    Richard Wayne Wood of Owensville, Missouri was born on August 15, 1952 in Gasconade, Missouri to Joseph L. and Sophie J. (Frey) Wood and passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the age of 66 years.


    He married Kathleen Kelly on July 21, 1994 at Owensville, Missouri.
    He enjoyed hunting, fishing, training his bird dogs and riding horses.
    He served his country in the United States Army.
    He worked as a prison guard in Jefferson City, Missouri.  
    He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Sophie Wood; wife, Kathleen Wood; and three brothers, Darrell, Jess and Joe Wood.
    He is survived by two sons, Matthew Wood and wife Connie of Sullivan, Missouri and Jared Wood of Bourbon, Missouri; two daughters, Rebecca Lanius and husband William of Sullivan, Missouri and Alicia Wood of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; two brothers, Bill Wood of Linn, Missouri and Tim Wood and wife Margie of Owensville, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, January 11 at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.
    Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. at the Countryside Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Owensville, Missouri with full military honors.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.