William Harvey Wood

March 22, 1933 - January 23, 2024

William Harvey “Bill” Wood, 90, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, OH.

He was born in Moundsville on March 22, 1933, a son of the late Wiley Joseph and Ella Edith Mae (Conner) Wood. Bill enjoyed football, square dancing and traveling the world with his fiancée.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis (Rhodes) Wood; his fiancee, Mary Jane McGilton; one daughter, Jamie McDowell; seven brothers and three sisters.

Bill is survived by his three daughters, Cynthy Wood, Terry (Jerry) Snyder and Brenda (Barry) Wood-Whitecotton; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and special friend, Connie (Dave) Barries.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital by clicking here.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.carechapel.com.


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  • February 08, 2024
    Debby Stauver says:
    I worked with Bill at Mobay/Bayer. He was always kind and very knowledgeable at his job. Over the years I saw Bill a few times at Prima Marina. My condolences to the family!

  • February 08, 2024
    Debby Stauver says:
    I worked with Bill at Mobay/Bayer. He was always kind and very knowledgeable at his job! Over the years I saw him a few times at Prima Marina. My condolences to the family!

  • January 28, 2024
    Jack Wood says:
    RIP

  • January 25, 2024
    Brenda Whitecotton says:
    Oh Daddy, You will be dearly missed. You were the very best Dad, and Pappy ever. Loving, kind, caring g and always ther for his family and friends. He was indeed: BILL THE MAN THE MYTH THE LEGEND Also Best Hugger Ever! XOXO