Charles H. Wood Jr. 1942-2014

RACINE, Wis. – Charles Homer Wood Jr., 71, of Racine, Wis., died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Wheaton Franciscan Health Center surrounded by his family.

He was born June 7, 1942, in Harrisonburg, Va., the son of Charles Homer Sr. and Geneva Allen Wood.

Charles served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a self-employed auto mechanic for many years.

Survivors include 10 children, Tawnya Williams of Racine, Indrid York, Donyale Hughes of Ravenna, Annjeanette Manus of New Mexico, Charles Wood III of Akron, Jordonna Wood of Columbus, Christina Wood of Ravenna, Christopher Wood of Pittsburgh, Amber Wood of Ravenna and Erica Wood of Akron; three siblings, Jeanette McFadden, Edgar of Warren and Ellaree Simpson of Columbus; 25 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services were held Tuesday at New Omega Missionary Baptist Church in Racine, Wis.

Arrangements were handled by Reid’s New Golden Gate Funeral Home in Racine.