July 11, 1939 – Dec. 24, 2021
Funeral services for Hubert Daniel Wood, 82, of Franklinton, were Dec. 28, 2021, at New Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Duane Ball and Rev. James Thornhill officiating, burial in the New Zion Cemetery.
Wood died Dec. 24, 2021. He was born July 11, 1939, in Thomas to the late Freddie and Mable Wood. Along with his parents he is also preceded in death by his sisters Rosa Rennett Graham, Edna Earl Wood Landry, and infant Carolina Elizabeth Wood.
Wood was a member of New Zion Baptist Church. There he served as president of brotherhood and chairman of the deacons. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Miliary Police. For 38 years he was a lineman and right away supervisor for Magnolia Electric Power Assn. Even after his retirement he returned to the field to help with the line damage during Hurricane Katrina.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years Carol Sue Wood; children Tricia Wood (Lane) Thomas, Richard Brant (Tami) Knight, Tyrone (Rhonda) Knight, Daniel Wood, and Aaron (Lana) Wood; grandchildren Gage Knight, Andrew (Danielle) Wood, Logan Wood, Christian Wood, Tristin Thomas, Mallory Knight Watts, Morgan (Kevin) Hill, Marissa Knight, Summer (Chevis) Corkern, Taylor (Jared) Rome, and Lakin (Dylan Savarese) Wood; great grandchildren Hadley Watts, Ayden Wood, Noah Wood, Mason Wood, Beau Hill, and August Corkern; sister Shirley Magee; brother James Wood.
Pallbearers were Gage Knight, Andrew Wood, Logan Wood, Christian Wood, Tristin Thomas, and Michael Deluca.
Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of New Zion Baptist Church.
Capps Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com