Paul Bryan Wood Jr.


    Paul Bryan Wood, Jr. of St. James, Missouri was born on August 25, 1988 in Rolla, Missouri to Paul Bryan Wood Sr. and Julie K. McWhorter and passed away on October 23, 2021 at the age of 33 years.


    Paul enjoyed playing music and the great outdoors. He took after his father on his guitar playing skills. He loved sitting around playing with his brothers, cousins, and friends. All who knew him and were closes to him knew he had a big heart and if he was able to help anyone in any way he would. He loved going to church when he could.
    He was a member of Higher Call Worship Center, in Newburg, Missouri.  He loved Jesus and he knew without a doubt that Jesus loved him.
    He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James E. Wood and Vivian D. (Wood) Forshey and David A. McWhorter and Bonnie L. McWhorter; and two uncles, Christopher Jackson and James E. Wood Jr.
    He is survived by his parents, Paul Bryan Wood Sr. and wife Melissa of Newburg, Missouri and Julie K. McWhorter of St. James, Missour; sisters, Sara Stewart and fiance Randy Boyce of Richland, Missouri and Cara Matheny and husband Joe of Versailles, Missouri; brothers, David Wood of St. James, Missouri and Sean Widner and fiancée Shaylee of St. Robert, Missouri; nieces and nephews, Caden, Grace, Aaron, Nova, Lilah, Aaliyah and Roen; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Service was held at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the Hooker Cemetery in Devil’s Elbow, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.