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Ernest O. Wood

Ernest Owen Wood was born on July 15, 1939 in Copeland and passed away on Aug. 17, 2021 at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope after a lengthy illness.

He is preceded in death by his parents, O.D. and Erna Wood; and his brothers, James and Edsel Wood.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Ronda Jalis Wood; sons, Ernie (Regina) Wood and Vance (Traci) Wood; and grandchildren, Michael, Rachel and McKinley “Mac” Wood.

A graveside service was held at Canoe United Methodist Cemetery in Robinsonville on Aug. 22 for family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Methodist Children’s Home or a children’s charity of choice.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.