Arthur Wood Jr.
Arthur W. Wood, Jr. “Woodie” - age 88, died Friday, July 27, 2018 at Maine Veterans Home in Augusta following a long illness. He was born in Portland, ME on February 10, 1930 the son of the late Arthur W. Wood, Sr. and Mona R. (Dyer) Wood.
Woodie was a graduate of Portland High School and served in the US Marine Corps from 1947 to 1950.
He was a retired Maine State Police Trooper, retiring at the rank of Detective/Sgt. Following retirement, Woodie kept busy with part-time employment at varied car dealerships and spent time each winter in Florida.
Woodie was pre-deceased by his wife, Claudette B. (Deschaine) Wood and two sisters, Jean M. Pierce and Joan M. Smith.
He is survived by three sons: Scott W. Wood (Jeannie), Stephen J. Wood (Patty) and Jason A. Wood (Ellen) all of Warren, ME; three daughters: Debra J. Hilt (Keith) of Union, ME, Kimberly R. Cochran (William) of Cushing, ME and Cathy M. Clark (Russ) of Portland, ME; 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 1 niece.
At his request, there will be no public visiting hours. A committal service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, August 13, 2018 in the Chapel at the new Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt. Vernon Rd., Augusta, ME. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Arthur’s memory be made to: American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME, 04086.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME