Arlen “Woody” R. Wood, 67, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 14, 2017, at McPherson Health & Rehab. He had been a welder at Keystone Railway and worked at Kit Road Ranger.
Woody was born on June 22, 1950, in Caldwell, Idaho, the son of Olin Reed and Mary Lea (Gaston) Wood.
Survivors include: daughter, Shena Garcia of Garden City, KS; son, Corey Wood of Garden City, KS; six siblings, Alan Wood of Junction City, KS, Cheryl (Gerald) Swapp of Bonner Springs, KS, Randy (Judy) Wood of Hawaii, Crystal Morris of Chillicothe, OH, Valerie Donham of McPherson, KS, and Mary (Mike) Larabee of McPherson, KS; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Olin Wood; mother, Mary Steiner; and a brother, Martin Steiner.
Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, September 9, 2017, at McPherson VFW Post #2715, located at 120 S. Taft Street. A potluck style meal will be shared. So, please bring a covered dish if you can (optional). Come share your memories of Woody and celebrate a life well lived. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The Arlen Wood Memorial Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Arlen "Woody" R. Wood please visit our Sympathy Store.